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How Can Fumes Affect Your Health?

Posted by Admin on October, 02, 2015

How can fumes affect your health?


Welding process generate hazardous gases and micro dust in atmosphere. Welding fume to be removed from work place. The following are effects welding fumes.


  • · Reduce worker productivity
  • · Long-term health issues
  • · Decrease in worker satisfaction level
  • · Damage your company image
  • · Pollution of surrounding atmosphere


Exposure to different types of welding fumes produces different health effects. If over the years you breathe in gases, fumes, and vapors in large quantities, your health will suffer.

· Irritation of the eyes, nose, and chest

· Coughing

· Shortness of breath

· Bronchitis

· Fluid in the lungs (edema)

· Inflammation of the lungs (pneumonitis)

· Loss of appetite

· Cramps

· Nausea / vomiting

Some short-term health effects are:

· Chronic lung problems (bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, emphysema, silicosis,

· Lung cancer

· Cancer of the larynx

· Cancer of the urinary tract


Other health problems that may be related to welding fumes are:

· Skin diseases

· Hearing loss

· Gastritis, ulcers of the stomach

· Kidney damage

· Heart disease



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