STUDY, AWARENSS AND POLICY ADVOCACY ON WELDING FUMES
CEPHEhas started implementing two grant project entitled Research, Study, Awareness and Policy Advocacy for the prevention of Occupational Exposure to Welding Fumes among Metal Fabricators in Nepal with the support of DWOI and Takagi Fund for Citizen Science.
CEPHED has been implementing the projects in close collaboration and coordination with Government of Nepal, Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MOLESS), Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC), Federation of Grill and Steel Fabricators Nepal (FGSFN), SMS Environment Engineering Pvt. Ltd. (SMSEE).
The first project Kickoff and Orientation to the technical team to start the sampling of welding fume and respiration testing were successfully on 23rd March 2022. Sampling of welding fumes, lungs function test and questionnaire survey has been ongoing.