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PPE for Metal Processing

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In the metal processing industry not only worker safety but productivity is paramount. We know this, that's why we work hard to develop comfortable, high quality, cost effective solutions, supported by exceptional customer service and technical expertise.

Our broad portfolio of PPE encompasses a wide range of products from welding helmets to hearing protection, all of which are designed with worker comfort and productivity in mind. All supported by our regional PPE specialists who are able to help you to trial and select the most suitable PPE for your needs.

Respiratory Hazards
In the metal processing industry, workers may be exposed to a number of respiratory hazards, including welding fume, metal surface treatments and silica dust.

3M can offer a broad range of market leading masks and respirators, supported by a range of safety services to help you ensure that your people are protected and your business is compliant.

To find out more please visit our respiratory hazards in the metal processing industry webpage.

Noise Hazards
The metal processing industry can be extremely noisy and exposure to harmful levels of noise in the workplace can lead to health problems such as noise induced hearing loss, industrial hearing loss or noise trauma.

To find out more about the relevant legislation and some of the hearing protection that can be used to counter the dangers please visit our noise hazards in the metal processing industry webpage.

Welding Hazards
Welders are exposed to many hazards during their work including; optical hazards such as ultraviolet & infrared light, mechanical hazards, such as hot particles or metal shards and respiratory hazards, such as metal fume.

3M™ Speedglas™ is one of the world's leading manufacturers of welding helmets and safety equipment. Inspired by welders, our extensive range of products is designed to improve welding safety and boost productivity.

To find out more please visit our welding hazards webpage.

Head, Eye & Face Protection
3M can offer comfortable, reliable and easy to use safety spectacles, safety helmets & visors to the metal processing industry.

To find out more please visit our eye protection and head and face protection web pages.

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Title: Managing Noise & Vibration
Date: 9th July 2015
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