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UKLA/HSE Guide “Safe Handling & Disposal of Metal Working Fluids”

Joint publication by UKLA and HSE  provides guidance about maintaining water-mix MWF to prevent ill health in machine workshops.

It is well known that skin disease (dermatitis) and lung disease (occupational asthma and occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis) can occur in operators, either because their skin is regularly in contact with MWF, or because they inhale MWF mist.

MWFs are currently a high priority for HSE in their inspections!

Full listing and downloads for MWF publications by UKLA here:  UKLA

URL: http://www.ukla.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/UKLA-HSE-Good-Practice-Guide-for-Safe-Handling-and-Disposal-of-Metalworking-Fluids.pdf