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Clearing the air: a simple guide to buying and using local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

Overview

This leaflet is for employers to help them buy the right type of local exhaust ventilation (LEV) for their workplace. It tells them how to choose a supplier, what documentation is required, and how to check, use and maintain it properly. Contents: What is LEV? Why should I bother? What makes up an LEV system? How do I make sure I get the right type of LEV? How do I select and LEV supplier? How do I know the LEV works? What three documents should the supplier give me? What do I need to do once the LEV is installed? Checking and maintenance; What records do I need to keep? What is the thorough examination and test? Competence; What training for operators/supervisors/ managers should I provide? LEV checklist for employers; Find out more; Useful links.

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LEV, Local exhaust ventilation, Dust, Fumes

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Author
HSE
Date of Publication
2008
Publisher
HSE BOOKS
Length
12 pages
Format
Free leaflet / Priced pack
Series Code
INDG408
ISBN
9780717663019
Stock Code
INDG408
Copyright Status
Open Government Licence
Clearing the air: a simple guide to buying and using local exhaust ventilation (LEV).
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