Managing metalworking fluids in a safe, efficient and cost-effective way can be a daunting task. To ease the burden a bit, the United Kingdom Lubricants Association teamed up with Great Britain’s Health & Safety Executive and the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Center to create a series of videos designed to help workshop owners and machine operators best manage their metalworking fluids. The video series—titled Looking After Your Metalworking Fluids—consists of ten modules on various metalworking fluid-related topics.
Health and Safety
It is no secret that metalworking fluids can be harmful to human health when they are not handled properly. What exactly is it about these fluids that can be so harmful?