An overview of the hazards of welding will be given with a focus on welding fume, the risks and mitigation requirements. The speaker will draw upon recommendations currently made by Weld Australia including the origins of these recommendations and their relationship to IARC’s 2017 ruling on weld fume and the risk of lung cancer. An overview of comments and recommendations made by the International Institute of Welding will be given together with direction on associated future work
Bruce Cannon IWE JP
Technical Publications Manager, Principal Welding Engineer
Bruce completed his degree in Applied Science (Metallurgy) in 1976, graduating from what is now Federation University at Ballarat in Victoria.
His first graduate role was with the former AI&S at Port Kembla which later became BHP, BHP Steel and now BlueScope. He gained experience in mechanical testing, metallography and technical marketing in his early years before establishing a career with multiple top leading global build engineering companies. Bruce retired from BlueScope in November 2015 and joined Weld Australia in February 2016 as its Technical Publications Manager and a Principal Welding Engineer. Bruce’s core focus is Standards, technical notes and the National Welder Certification Register. Bruce’s core focus is Standards, technical notes and the National Welder Certification Register.
Date: Friday 15th October 2021
Time 12:00pm to 13:00pm AEDT
Cost AIOH Members: Free
Non-Members: $20 + GST
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