It is important to remember that LEV testing is a legal requirement for compliance with health and safety standards the test reports often form part of a company’s insurance. Inadequate testing can result in employers being prosecuted and their insurance deemed invalid.
SEL are able to provide comprehensive LEV testing for all makes and typesof extraction equipment, working strictly in accordance with HSE guidelines. The results will be compared with the requirements specified in the original system design and our experts will provide practical advice and recommendations based on our 25 years’ experience in the manufacture and design of LEV systems.
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) regulations require most LEV systems to be thoroughly tested at least once every 14 months.
This applies to:
- Oil Mist
- Welding Fume
- Smoke and Dust Extraction
This examination must be undertaken by a competent person and the test report must conform to HSE standards.