welding


£25k fine for engineering firm after employee suffered serious injuries

An engineering company was fined after one of its employees, a blacksmith, sustained life-changing injuries whilst welding an industrial steel fabrication. Read More

£1million fine following fatal explosion

A chemical company has been fined £1million after a man died in an explosion at a site in Norwich. Read More

Welding equipment the most common cause of construction hot works fires

A Freedom of Information request to Welsh Fire & Rescue Service, submitted by health and safety training provide CE Safety has uncovered that there were 17 fires caused by hot works in the Welsh construction sector last year. Read More

Calls for thermal cameras to spot hot works fires

An insurance company has said that the use of thermal imaging cameras should be adopted as standards, to reduce the number of fires caused by ‘hot works’. Read More

Video highlights welding fumes health and safety issues

The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has highlighted the dangers of welding fumes in a new health and safety video. Read More

Welding company in court after fragile roof fall

A North West welding and metal fabrication firm has appeared in court after a worker suffered life threatening injuries after Read More

BOHS launches new phase of Breathe Freely initiative

BOHS, the Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection, has officially launched a major new phase of its Breathe Freely initiative Read More

New line in gas equipment from ESAB

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has announced the launch of a new range of gas equipment, which combines Victor® and Read More



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