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At voestalpine Böhler Welding, we never compromise on the well-being of our employees, workplace safety or the safety of our products and services. To meet our high standards in occupational health and safety, we use appropriate methods and procedures to continuously improve our health and safety performance. We work proactively with the relevant authorities to meet legal and social requirements in a timely manner.

Health & Safety of Our Employees and Customers

Welding fumes and gases can affect the health of the welder. Therefore, exposure must be prevented or minimized by taking appropriate protective measures. Welding fume hoods and other ventilation systems are installed in areas where hazardous substances are generated or our employees are provided with personal protective equipment such as vented helmets.  Fume class information on our consumables is readily available to our customers.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Adhere to the absolute rule that safety comes first
  • Maintain and continuously improve a health and safety management system in accordance with the international standard BS OHSAS 18001 (ISO 45001)
  • Comply with legal and other applicable health and safety requirements
  • Set standards to prevent injuries and eliminate hazards in the workplace
  • Ensure safe storage and use of substances
  • Assess the potential health and safety impact of each new product in advance
  • Achieve challenging, injury-free health & safety goals
  • Measure, report and transparently communicate our performance
  • Engage and involve our top management and all of our employees in our efforts to improve performance