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    Welding Fume Extraction for all welding fume, particle and dust extraction solutions, whether within the workshop, laboratory or education facility. Learn More
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Welding Supplies Direct & associated company TWS Direct Ltd is an online distributor of a wide variety of welding supplies, welding equipment and welding machine. We supply plasma cutters, MIG, TIG, ARC welding machines and support consumables to the UK, Europe and North America.

Help and advice is just a phone call away! We're here to help in all and any aspect of the welding industry. With combined experiences of over 70 years we're sure we can point you in the right direction.

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LEV Testing

LEV Testing
LEV Testing

LEV TESTING

Any Extraction System that ventilates to prevent or reduce levels of airborne hazardous substances needs to have LEV Testing at least every 14 months by law. Here you can book your LEV Test.

 


What is an LEV ?

A Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) is any Extraction System that ventilates to prevent or reduce levels of airborne hazardous substances.

Equipment that draws pollutants from an operation or process in the working environment.

Made up of an inlet like a hood, slit, arm, cabinet or booth. This will be located near to or close to the area of the substance release. All suchlike equipment needs to be connected by ducting and a fan to enable the movement of air.

The removed air passed through a filter or is extracted to atmosphere away from the workplace.

  

How Welding Supplies Direct can help ? 

  

WE will carry out a thorough tests in line with COSHH Regulation 9 as detailed in HSE Guide HSG258 

 

Our levels of service can be tailored to your Companies needs. However, most clients choose to take advantage of by combining servicing with the LEV testing.


LEV Testing and Monitoring (Local Exhaust Ventilation)

   

Equipment that draws pollutants from an operation or process in the working environment. Made up of an inlet like a hood, slit, arm, cabinet or booth. This will be located near to or close to the area of the substance release. All suchlike equipment needs to be connected by ducting and a fan to enable the movement of air. The removed air passed through a filter or is extracted to atmosphere away from the workplace. How Welding Supplies Direct can help ? WE will carry out a thorough tests in line with COSHH Regulation 9 as detailed in HSE Guide HSG258 Our levels of service can be tailored to your Companies needs. However, most clients choose to take advantage of by combining servicing with the LEV testing. 


All Companies and Employers using extraction equipment have legal requirements they must undertake.  All equipment must be examined and tested in order to comply with Regulation 9 of the COSHH Regulations.

The Employer must make sure that equipment is maintained and in efficient working order and of good repair.

A thorough test should be undertaken once every 14 months and in some cases far more frequently.

It is also a requirement of the employer to keep a suitable record of the test. All for a period of at least 5 years. This record should also include details of repairs carried out as a result of the test.

   

The LEV System Services include

   

      • Thorough examination and testing
      • System maintenance
      • Air quality testing
      • Fume and Dust surveys
      • Stack sampling
      • System design

   

How are you dealing with this ?

You have a legal duty to protect your employees and the environment .

 

We are able to offer performance testing and inspection of LEV systems. This Includes dust and fume extraction systems in line with regulation 9 of COSHH 2002.

     

  

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