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Document ID (ISN)102655
CIS number 03-1837
Year 2003
Convention or series no. HSE Woodworking Information Sheet No.24
Health and Safety Executive
Title LEV: Dust capture at sawing machines
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Mar. 2003. 2p. Illus. 5 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This information sheet provides guidance for the design of local exhaust ventilation (LEV) fitted to sawing machines, and is aimed at machine designers and users, as well as at designers, installers and users of LEV systems. Contents: appropriate LEVs for circular bench saws, travelling cross-cut saws and band saws.
Descriptors (primary) local exhaust; woodworking industry; saws; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) wood dust; band saws; circular saws; data sheet; limitation of exposure; design of equipment; premises
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Woodworking industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Woodworking industry
Lumber and the woodworking industry