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Document ID (ISN)108675
CIS number 08-1139
ISBN(s) 978-0-7176-6298-2
Year 2008
Convention or series no. HSG 258
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Controlling airborne contaminants at work - A guide to local exhaust ventilation (LEV)
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2008. iv, 80p. Illus. 53 ref. Price: GBP 12.95.
Abstract This booklet describes the principles and good practices of selecting, designing, commissioning, maintaining and testing cost-effective local exhaust ventilation (LEV) systems. It is aimed at suppliers of LEV, employers and managers in medium sized businesses, and trade union and employee safety representatives.
Descriptors (primary) airborne dust; local exhaust; plant safety and health organization; selection of equipment; design of equipment; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) small enterprises; asthma; respiratory diseases; toxic gases; aerosols; glossary; maintenance; suppression of airborne dust; limitation of exposure; ventilation; mists
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Ergonomics