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Document ID (ISN)31245
CIS number 79-814
ISSN - Serial title Metal Construction
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Haddrill D.M.
Title Control of welding fume in fabrication shops.
Bibliographic information Feb. 1979, Vol.11, No.2, p.84-89. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract In the light of a recent judgment of a United Kingdom Court confirming the employer's liability when TLVs for toxic substances in the workplace air have been exceeded, the article reviews the means of reducing exposure to welding fume: control of emission at source; local exhaust (well over 90% of fume emitted can be extracted by low volume-high velocity (LVHV) ventilation (capture velocity
Descriptors (primary) welding fumes; welding and cutting; ventilation
Descriptors (secondary) exhaust hoods; air-fed helmets; respirators; ventilation design; local exhaust
Document type -
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Welding and cutting
Ventilation