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P600 “Methods for Testing the Performance of LEV” – Recently Launched BOHS LEV Course

Latest in the P600 series of LEV course and, funnily enough, this one is called P600!

OXYL8 have added this course to the suite of LEV training courses we offer.

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Do We Need Indicators (Gauges/Monitors etc) on LEV Hoods? By Law?

Now that is an interesting question!

HSE’s FAQs on LEV state that “There isn’t a specific legal requirement to have airflow indicators or similar fitted to an extraction. But as an employer you do by law have to make sure your LEV system keeps working properly.

What exactly does that mean ….. and more importantly would HSE be likely to ask for gauges/indicators to be fitted?

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Do We Need to “Professionalise to Survive”?

LEV Competency Professionalise

Anyone involved in any aspect of LEV, be it design, installation, testing etc needs to be able to demonstrate evidence of their professional abilities; their ‘competency’.

The CoSHH Regulations provide a starting point in they demand anyone involved in LEV activities should be “competent” (without actually defining the word “Competent”).

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