Welding fumes extraction systems

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Description

The video was produced by Nederman, which produces and markets extraction systems. The video shows the effect of extraction systems during welding: it shows welders working with an extraction system and welders working without one. You can clearly see that the latter group is exposed to welding fumes.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Métallurgie
Fabrication de produits métalliques, à l’exception des machines et des équipements
Réparation et installation de machines et d'équipements
Provider: 
Nederman
Tasks covered: 
Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Gases
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Asthmagens
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Neurotoxic substances
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

different welding fumes depending on the material and welding method

Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Supervisor

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