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Local exhaust ventilation

Maintenance and inspection information
  • You need to make sure your local exhaust ventilation (LEV) works properly. You will need to regularly check and maintain it over the year and have it “thoroughly examined and tested”. To do this you will need the user manual, logbook and training. If you don’t have any of these, ask your LEV supplier for them or get professional advice. The work needs to be carried out by competent people.
  • How often you check your LEV and how you do it will depend on how complicated the system is, how likely it is to fail, and the consequences if it does.
  • LEV systems where there would be serious consequences if...