NSW weld warning

THE New South Wales Resources Regulator has warned the industry of the dangers of welding fumes, after snap site inspections of fume management equipment in hot work areas at mine sites and processing plants uncovered a troubling trend.

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Typical mine hot work bay with LEV unit directly beside work area.

While mines have typically used fixed snorkel-type extraction systems attached to the wall of hot work bays to duct exhaust gases outside the building, there has been a move to replace these fixed