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Here are a 4 simple steps that you can follow to choose the correct level of protection and comfort.
100 years after the invention of the arc welding helmet, eye injuries coninue to be the most common acute injury suffered by welders.
Learn how to protect yourself against eye hazards
What does the CE mark and European standards for welding helmets actually say?
Assess the risk now
General guide for your personal requirements, risks and welding filter function, based solely on welding applications.
Select the helmet
Injuries from welding fumes are insidious and it might take weeks, months or years before you notice them.
Learn how to protect yourself against welding fumes
All welding fumes contains gas and/or particles. The level of pollution is determined by your welding method, amperage and ventilation in your workplace.
The type of respirator you may need depends partly on what type of pollution you are exposed to, your working environment, and the welding method you use.
Select the respirator
To learn more on how to select appropriate equipment, download the 3M Guide to Welding Protection (PDF) or visit our product overview of Welding Protection