Lincoln Electric Launches Welding Fume Awareness Campaign“Are You Ready?” campaign helps companies get ready for hexavalent chromium and other OSHA regulations
Cleveland – The Lincoln Electric Company has launched its “Are You Ready?” awareness campaign, designed to educate employers, as well as the general welding community, about effective fume control practices. The campaign is also designed to help fabricators understand both recent and upcoming Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) regulations, including the hexavalent chromium standards going into effect on May 31, 2010.
The campaign promotes welding fume control and safety awareness and offers access to a comprehensive one-stop shop of reference materials, interactive tools and product solutions for weld fume control. This Lincoln Electric initiative is intended to educate the welding community on current and pending OSHA regulations and the proper operating practices to follow, particularly in reference to occupational exposure to welding fume containing hexavalent chromium and manganese.
Everyone is getting ready for the new hexavalent chromium standards coming into play on May 31st of next year. Lincoln Electric’s aptly named “Are You Ready?” campaign has been formulated to ensure that you and your business are well-prepared by that date.