September 9, 2022 – Masood Ahmed MS, CIH, CRSP, James Miuccio, BSc MSc CIH CRSP; Sonia Lal, MS, CIH, CRSP
Welding fume exposure has been classified as confirmed lung carcinogen by International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) since 2017. Because of the severity of it’s adverse health effects and the large workforce impacted, It is imperative that the welders and other workers understand different aspects of the welding fumes exposure such as composition of the welding fumes, health effects, and the prevention techniques to prevent or avoid exposure at their respective workplaces.
• James Miuccio, Occupational Hygienist, CIH, CRSP;
• Sonia Lal, Occupational Hygienist, CIH, CRSP