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Are metalworking fluids making your staff sick?

Machining workshops use fluids to cool and lubricate metal when it’s being machined, drilled, milled etc. But what’s good for the work process is not so healthy for the lungs and skin. Metalworking fluid (MWF) is the collective name given to oils, water-based fluids, pastes, gels and aerosols used during the machining of metal. They may […]

Controlling legionella risk during the pandemic

Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia caused by the bacteria legionella pneumophila. Ironically, action taken to close buildings to control coronavirus may in turn cause an increase in cases of Legionnaires’ disease, an illness with striking similarities to COVID-19. This disease is spread when tiny droplets of infected water are inhaled, e.g from showers or splashing […]