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New safeguarding children arrangements in Surrey
Surrey Virtual School update
Have your say on SEN support - please share in your school newsletter
DSL training requirements for the 2019/2020 academic year
The Surrey Children’s Single Point of Access (SPA) wants to hear your feedback
Referrals to Children and Family Health Surrey One Stop service from 1 July
Sign up for the latest education data analysis service – PKM SLA
Good Referrals Guide for professionals referring to Mindsight Surrey CAMHS
Feeling Good Week 2019
Save our oceans assembly
Playwork SENCO training
New Surrey Air Quality Eco-Summit 2019 - save the date
Code Club; start your club for 9 to 13-year-olds
Surrey Libraries Duke of Edinburgh volunteering placements
Welding fume guidance – Free webinar
Foreword from Liz Mills
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National guidance on health protection in schools  

Welding fume guidance – Free webinar
Free webinar for secondary school and premises staff
 

Sign up to a free webinar on welding fume guidance with experts from 3M addressing some of the common issues surrounding respiratory hazards for welders.

Register to attend the webinar for FREE which takes place on 12 June at 10:30 am and is titled ‘Clearing the air on welding fume guidance’.In February 2019, the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) issued a safety bulletin about the change in enforcement expectations for control of welding fume. All welding fume (including mild steel) is now classed as a carcinogen which can cause lung cancer and has the potential to cause kidney cancer. This is based on the outcome of recently published research by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).


Consequently, there’s a strengthening of the HSE’s enforcement expectation for exposure control for all welding fume including mild and stainless steels, high chrome steels, armour plating and exotic metals. This webinar will address some of the common issues surrounding respiratory hazards for welders, including:

 

  • Basic respiratory hazards
  • Health effects of weld fume
  • Controlling the hazard
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


For advice on the changes please contact the Strategic Risk Management health and safety team by emailing srm.hands@surreycc.gov.uk