Manuals/Log Books

HSE/UKLA “Good Practice Guide for Safe Handling and Disposal of Metalworking Fluids”

This revised publication from UKLA/HSE on good practice for safe handling and disposal of metalworking fluid (MWF) provides a guide on how to maintain MWF to prevent ill-health in machine workshops. It has been prepared by a panel of experts …

LVHV On-Tool Resources

Several useful resources for anyone engaged in CoSHH Reg 9 testing of LVHV/On-Tool extraction systems. First is a summary of expectations (based on HSE guidance) and practice notes for testing LVHV (in Word format):- LVHV Testing Background and Notes Second …

HSG258; Controlling airborne contaminants at work; A guide to local exhaust ventilation (LEV)

Controlling airborne contaminants at work; A guide to local exhaust ventilation (LEV) Third Edition, Published by HSE 2017 This is HSE’s current guide on LEV and related topics.  Here you will find recommended Duct Velocities, Captor Velocities, Face Velocities, and …

HSG 258 CONTROLLING AIRBORNE CONTAMINANTS AT WORK – A GUIDE TO LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION (LEV) – copy

Second Edition, Published by HSE 2011 This is HSE’s current guide on LEV and related topics.  Here you will find recommended Duct Velocities, Captor Velocities, Face Velocities, and other design criteria. The various types of hoods, filters, fans and discharges …

Snippet of a fume extraction user manual

This is a small snippet taken from a fume extraction system user manual. Refer to HSG258 to ensure that your user manual meets the recommended content.  Ensure your manual is easy to understand for all the operators who may use it. …

Basic LEV User Manual

It is recommended practice to supply a user manual with LEV systems.  This resource is a very basic user manual for a portable fume extraction system with swinging arm.  It is a very brief template and just tells the client …

Sample LEV Log Books

Every LEV system should have a Log Book.  But many do not.  Yet, the preparation of a competent Log Book is not difficult and HSE’s LEV Guide HSG258 has a good checklist at p80 of what should be in a …

HSE Web – LEV FAQs

HSE’s – Frequently asked questions about LEV, everything from; Airflow, LEV Competence, An employer’s guide, Thorough Examination and Testing (TExT) to On-tool extraction and much more. Courtesy of the HSE website. LVHV/On Tool Extraction/Tip Extraction.  New Guidance on how to …

LEV TExT Report Template v1.5

LEV TExT report template in Word format. LEV Central freely gives licence to use this layout and you are free to change it to suit your own requirements. We do recommend that you check CoSHH and the Approved code of …

HSA Ireland – Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) Guidance

This document – available as a free pdf download is the equivalent in Ireland of HSG258 in the UK. The guidance was published by the Health and Safety Authority in Ireland and mirrors for the most part the format and content of …