ISPC Introduces a New Supplied Air Respirator for Welders

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Posted by Jim Barbour on 03/11/2019

ISPC Introduces a New Supplied Air Respirator for Welders

 

Health effects of breathing welding fume

 

• Acute exposure to welding fume and gases can result in eye, nose and throat irritation, dizziness and nausea.  Workers in the area who experience these symptoms should leave the area immediately, seek fresh air and obtain medical attention.

• Prolonged exposure to welding fume may cause lung damage and various types of cancer, including lung, larynx and urinary tract.

• Health effects from certain fumes may include metal fume fever, stomach ulcers, kidney damage and nervous system damage. Prolonged exposure to manganese fume can

Cause Parkinson’s–like symptoms.

• Gases such as helium, argon, and carbon dioxide displace oxygen in the air and can lead to suffocation, particularly when welding in confined or enclosed spaces. Carbon monoxide gas can form, posing a serious asphyxiation hazard.          

 

 

Bullard HMX offers maximum head, face, and respiratory protection meeting ANSI/ISEA standard Z89.1 Type 1 for protective headwear and ANSI/ISEA Z87.1 High Impact face protection.


 

Workers feel assured knowing their head and lungs are protected
and their viewing area is enlarged for increased vision

 

 

 

 Choose Your Breathing Source

Powered Air-Purifying Respirator

 

Compressed Air

 

Free Air Pump


 

 

 

 
           

 

 

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