21st November 2019
This module covers the evolution of the Health and Safety of ingredients, risk assessment and a hands-on workshop to practice the technique. Risks from heavy metals, such as lead, together with the associated risks of using certain chemical components in formulations, such as sodium nitrite etc. in various categories of lubricants are addressed. It will also cover other issues such as biocides, middle order metals and discussing environmental legislation and trends. During this session other aspects are also covered relating to biodegradable lubricants, vegetable and ester basestocks and fluids used in the environment.