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Welcome to Health & Safety Nottingham, the website of GD Associates (Nottingham) Ltd.

We are a local business that provide cost effective solutions and advice to businesses regarding their Health, Safety and Quality Systems requirements. We undertake one-off consultation contracts and retainer work.

In short, we’re here to help make your workplace and business as safe as it can be and ensure you meet all legal requirements. Please browse our website and get in touch to find out how we can help.

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Garry Douglas – Managing Director

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Safety Alert For Mild Steel Welding Fume

The HSE has just issued the following safety alert regarding new scientific evidence that exposure to all welding fume, including mild steel welding fume, can cause lung cancer. There is also limited evidence linked to kidney cancer.

HSE inspectors will be expecting that adequate control measures are implemented to protect workers against the potential fatal effects of breathing in welding fumes.

HSE Safety Alert:

Bulletin No: STSU1 – 2019
Issue Date: February 2019
Target Audience:
All workers, employers, self-employed, contractors’ and any others who undertake welding activities, including mild steel, in any industry.

Key Issues:
There is new scientific evidence that exposure to all welding fume, including mild steel welding fume, can cause lung cancer. There is also limited evidence linked to kidney cancer. (more…)

March 8, 2019 by Garry Douglas