Safety Update



Lincoln Launches Hexavalent-Chromium Awareness Campaign

Wednesday, July 1, 2009
On May 31, 2010, new OSHA regulations take effect, including one containing new hexavalent-chromium standards. To help metalformers prepare for the new standards, Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, OH, has launched an awareness campaign dubbed, “Are You Ready?” The campaign, an interactive website at, is designed to educate employers and the general welding community about effective fume-control practices. It offers a one-stop shop for reference materials, interactive tools and product solutions—articles, white papers and videos.

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