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Fume filters: Improve cleaning & compliance while lowering costs

By Anthony Felicijan and Al Hilbert
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Source capture is among the key ways to properly manage weld fumes in order to maintain a safe and comfortable environment for workers.


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Welding and manganese: potential neurologic effects

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Welding fumes are composed of metals and most fumes contain a small percentage of manganese. There is a concern by workers, employers, and health professionals about potential neurological effects associated with exposure to manganese in welding fumes. NIOSH has been conducting research and reviewing the published scientific literature to assess this problem.


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Understand weld fume management needs

By Al Hilbert
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Increases in the stringency of regulations and recommendations for controlling weld fume continue to affect the ways companies seek to maintain compliance and ensure the safety of employees.


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Assess your welding fume exposures

Manganese voluntary threshold limits have been lowered
By Don Garvey, CIH, CSP
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February 1st, 2013 the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH®) announced a revision to its good practice recommended Threshold Limit Value (TLV®) for manganese.(


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EPA pollutants emission rule

Are your welding operations compliant?
By Greg Schreier
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The EPA National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) Rule 6x went into effect on July 25, 2011.


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