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

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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 are all described. Sections on Manuals and Log Books, LEV Examination and Testing protocols and…

HSE Web – LEV FAQs

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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 conduct the TExT on these is at the bottom of the FAQ list

HSA Ireland – Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) Guidance

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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 HSG258 HSA Ireland LEV Guidance

FD14 – Control Approach 2. Design points for new LEV systems

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This HSE Guidance sheet provides general advice on the points to cover in contracts to design, install and commission new local exhaust ventilation (LEV) equipment, to control airborne contaminants. Use this advice whenever you need to install new engineering controls (LEV equipment) Use a reputable supplier of LEV.  Check the Competence of the designer/manufacturer/supplier before engaging…