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Health and Safety Data
The nature of cutting metal, as required by the manufacture of JBS products, may result in sharp or burred edges. Handling should be done with caution, and protective equipment, such as gloves, clothing and eye protection should be used as deemed necessary.
The strapping bands used to keep products secure will be under tension, to avoid any injury with flying ends or other issues take care when cutting the banding. The shrink wrap polythene used to contain the product does not provide any protection from sharp edges, so use caution when handling such items.
Steel containing various combinations of different elements, a breakdown of which is available on request. The product is chemically stable except under extreme heats. In its normal state stainless steel represents no health hazards. However, treatment such as welding, grinding or burning can result in fumes and/or the production of airborne particles. The main method of ingestion is by inhalation, which should be avoided by ventilation or local extraction. Exposure limits (ref. H.S.E. Guidance Note EH 40) need to be observed.
Galvanised Mild Steel
Mild Steel with a coating of zinc bonded by an electrolytic process. Exposed to heat in excess of 900 degrees centigrade (by fire, welding or flame cutting) the galvanised coating will oxidise, producing copious zinc oxide fumes. Under these circumstances it is recommended that extraction systems be used to ensure that Occupational Exposure Levels are not exceeded and to avoid metal fume fever.