Knowledge on the Health Effects of Welding Smoke, Use of Ppe among Electric-arc Welders in Ilorin South, North Central Nigeria

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INTRODUCTION: Electric arc welding and oxy-fuel gas welding are the commonest welding technologies used in small scale industries in Nigeria. Electric arc welders are exposed to serious health hazards like exposure to welding smoke. Health effects of such exposure include metal fume fever, and increased risk of chronic diseases and cancers. Exposure to… (More)

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