Kemper achieves success in the UK

Posted on 07 Apr 2019 and read 300 times
Kemper achieves success in the UKThe demand for effective extraction systems has increased significantly since the introduction of stricter health and safety regulationsin February, following the reclassification of welding fumes: the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) no longer assesses only hazardous substances resulting from stainless-steel welding as carcinogenic, but also those from mild-steel welding.

As a result, it says an air-fed welding helmet must be worn even when welding outdoors.

Björn Kemper, chairman of the German company Kemper (www.kemper.eu) — a family business that was founded in Vreden in 1977 and is a leader in the field of welding smoke extraction — says: “Kemper has the world’s broadest portfolio of extraction systems for protection against carcinogenic welding smoke, and all our systems — from the basic to the high-end extraction unit — have W3 approval.

“In the context of constantly tightening occupational safety regulations, as introduced by the HSE, companies in the UK — and world-wide — are gaining legal certainty through the use of Kemper technology; even the cleaned air can be returned to the production area with such systems.”

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