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Welding Safety

Is an Integrated PPE Solution the Right Fit for Your Welding Needs?

Have you thought about an integrated PPE solution? This option may help provide safety managers and welders with the confidence and comfort in knowing that as metalworking tasks change, you can remain protected without having to change your gear. If you work in welding, transportation, shipbuilding, energy or other heavy manufacturing industries you know you are exposed to all types

Beryllium Hazard: An Overview on Regulation Requirements Changes

On January 9, 2017, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule concerning beryllium and beryllium compounds. Beryllium is a metal used in a variety of applications, such as welding, which commonly occurs in industries such as aerospace, aviation, shipbuilding, construction and other types of heavy manufacturing. OSHA estimates that roughly 62,000 workers in 7,300 workplaces

Welding Fume: A Few Important Things to Consider

Coughing, hacking, phlegm, even things like ‘black snot’. These are real things that you are likely all-too-familiar with if you work in or around welding. If you’ve been welding a long time, or spend much time around welders, you may think these are normal effects from welding. That it’s your body’s way of keeping impurities out. However, this is not

National Women in Apprenticeship Day: Saluting Women Who Weld

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Even though women make up only about 5% of the welding workforce and are still in the minority in the rest of welding world globally, they still play a key role in the industry. With older workers retiring and younger people opting for jobs outside of manufacturing and labor, the number of women entering apprenticeship jobs in

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