The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has put welding health and safety on the radar in a video produced under HSE’s ‘Go Home Healthy’ campaign.
HSE’s ‘Go Home Healthy’ ‘campaign is centered around everyone’s right to go home healthy from work. It calls for employers do the right thing to protect the health of their workers both today and for the future and includes a web area dedicated to lung health at http://www.hse.gov.uk/gohomehealthy/lungs.htm
Doug Thornton, Chief Executive of BCGA, said, “We hope this video goes someway to getting the message across that welding fume can permanently and severely affect health and foreshorten life, but it needn’t do.”
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