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Document ID (ISN)54893
CIS number 90-1996
ISBN(s) 0-11-885438-0
Year 1990
Convention or series no. HSG 54
Title The maintenance, examination and testing of local exhaust ventilation
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O.Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 15p. Illus. Price: GBP 3.00.
Abstract Topics covered in this guide: legal requirements; selection, training and protection of inspection personnel; planning the maintenance programme; initial appraisal of the local exhaust ventilation (LEV) plant; content of the maintenance programme and requirements for regular inspection and checking; periodic audits of the LEV system and its performance; instruments and techniques for use in direct measurement of emissions (air monitoring or sampling), visualisation techniques and measurement of local exhaust ventilation (LEV) plant performance; maintenance and calibration of instruments; recording of results of inspection.
Descriptors (primary) local exhaust; United Kingdom; testing; maintenance; exhaust ventilation; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) dust measuring instruments; workplace monitoring; legislation; inspection; safety guides; replaced; safety training in industry; periodical checks; air sampling
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
Labour inspection