Responsibility in occupational health and safety: Who bears it, who is liable?

Protecting people and the environment from hazardous substances

British occupational health and safety authority states: “Local exhaust ventilation is essential for all welding activities indoors”

Dust limit values during welding: These values differ greatly around the world

Milch gegen Schweißrauch: Heute heißt die Devise besser absaugen.

Occupational health and safety is an important issue not only in Germany. The regulations are also gradually tightening internationally. One example of this is provided by Great Britain with stricter controls on dust limit values during welding. But how are … >> more

Limit values for welding fumes: Let’s count the particles!

Grenzwerte für Schweißrauch stehen in der Diskussion. Björn Kemper tritt für die Zählung der Feinstaubpartikel ein.

Are today’s limit values for welding fumes still relevant in their current form? Science and the industrial sector have doubts. KEMPER GmbH argues in favour of measuring the number of particles when evaluating welding fumes concentration. The true health hazard for employees is before the limit is reached – an essay by Björn Kemper.

Effective health and safety management in welding processes: essential guidelines

Wie Schweißrauchabsaugung funkioniert, erklärt die VDMA-Broschüre "Schweißen ohne Rauch".

Welding operations make up a large group of issues which comprise a variety of procedures, rules and regulations. The range of available brochures and data sheets is quite extensive and somewhat confusing. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) of Great … >> more