Metalworking fluids are essential to milling, grinding, turning, and other machine shop operations, but they introduce workplace safety and environmental risks. Safely handling these oil- or water-based fluids – especially when they become airborne - is critical to protecting machine shop operators and maintaining productivity.
Every shop manager and owner must understand the principles of handling metalworking fluid mists.
This FAQ answers common questions about:
- Metalworking fluid composition, function, and behavior
- Health and safety risks of working with MWFs
- Regulations and standards that govern MWF mists
- Selecting and evaluating systems for capturing MWF
Download this document to learn how to keep your machine shop safe and productive.