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Reducing worker exposure to welding fumes
welding fumes

Date Posted: 08/08/2022

Welding produces smoke that contains harmful metal fumes and gas by-products. Although the term “fume” is commonly used as a synonym for a mist or vapor, a fume is actually given off when heating aluminum, chromium, copper, iron, lead, nickel, tin, or other metals. Factors that affect...
When a hearing loss is a Standard Threshold Shift
hearing conservation program

Date Posted: 08/01/2022

OSHA’s Occupational Noise Exposure Standard at 1910.95 requires employers to establish a hearing conservation program for employees whose noise exposures equal or exceed an 8-hour time-weighted average of 85 decibels (dB). Employers must establish a baseline audiogram within 6 months of...