|Document ID (ISN)||103506|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Maintenance, examination and testing of local exhaust ventilation
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., Jan. 2004. iv, 36p. Illus. 12 ref. Price: GBP 8.50.
||This booklet provides guidance on the maintenance, examination and testing of local exhaust ventilation (LEV) commonly used to limit the release of hazardous airborne substances in work environments. It is aimed at employers and all persons involved in the operations and maintenance of LEV systems. Contents: legal requirements; selection and protection of personnel; procedures (initial appraisal, maintenance, examination and testing, making a judgement); instruments and techniques; records, reporting and required actions. Appendices include: information required of an LEV system; measurement of plant performance; measurement of static and dynamic pressures; air velocity measurement; use of flow visualization techniques; equations used in LEV testing. Replaces CIS 90-1996.
||local exhaust; United Kingdom; testing; maintenance; exhaust ventilation; harmful substances
||dust measuring instruments; workplace monitoring; legislation; safety guides; air sampling; safety training in industry; periodical checks; inspection
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Heating, ventilation and climate
|Broad subject area(s)