How to comply with EU safety standards for steel fabrication? Find out the respiratory and eye hazards you may be exposed to and learn how to protect yourself or your workers. Educational resources and information about the 3M PPE available to help you to promote welding and grinding safety with your team.
Learn more about the respiratory and eye hazards you may be exposed to when welding.
Understanding your local or national guidelines for permissible exposure levels for the metals you are welding, will help you to identify the respirator you need. We created a series of technical bulletins for common metals used in welding applications to help you get started.
Navigating the requirements of all the PPE you use when welding can be daunting. Finding an integrated solution providing respiratory and eye protection with the ability to fit your hearing protection, might be the right approach for you.
Eye injuries are among the most common work accidents in metalworking causing considerable costs and downtime. Flying particles, generated during grinding or cutting, as well as dangerous UV and IR rays when welding, can potentially cause irreversible eye and face injuries.
Register today and watch on-demand: Welding - know your hazards
In this on demand webinar, we’ll explore the hazards from welding and grinding, the importance of comfort and ease of use, and how innovation is meeting user demands to address some of the common issues surrounding hazards for welders:
Designed for welders working at high amperages and that need to grind frequently, the 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01 is created to be adaptable to an individual’s needs and situation.
Introducing the world’s first curved auto-darkening filter with the 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet G5-02. Designed for high-end TIG welders, the G5-02 helmet literally sets a new world standard for precision welding filter viewing. Featuring one of the newest innovations from 3M™ Speedglas™ – Curved Glass Technology. The welding filter follows the curved shape of your head and is more in line with the range of your peripheral vision.
Learn from welders at three different companies who used 3M Adflo PAPR with welding helmet to help improve their productivity, safety and reduce injuries
When looking for the best true colour, high-coverage welding helmet, choose PPE that helps protect against radiation, sparks and spatter that also offers expanded coverage options.
Designed with smart and intuitive features 3M™ Secure Click™ Half Mask Reusable Respirator is simple, comfortable and reliable. Greater breathability and comfort is provided by the world’s first quad flow cartridge system
Featuring unique pressure diffusion temple technology for personalised fit. Lenses meet EN166 standards. Available in a variety of lens colours and coatings.
First earplugs of its kind, features a soft foam tip and a flexible foam-covered fitting stem that allows easy insertion into the ear canal using one or two hands.