MCA act as Mild Steel welding fume gets classed a Carcinogen

MCA act as Mild Steel welding fume gets classed a Carcinogen

New scientific evidence, from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), advises that exposure to mild
steel welding fume can cause lung cancer and possibly kidney cancer in humans. There has been endorsement and reclassification of mild steel welding fume as a human carcinogen.

The MCA has this week launched this Safety Information Notice

More information provided by the ‘Health and Safety Executive’ can be found here