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Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV)

Thousands of workers contract occupational asthma and other lung diseases each year.  Many people die or are permanently disabled by these conditions and are unable to work.  People develop these diseases because they breathe in too much dust, fume or other airborne contaminants at work, often because control measures do not work well enough.


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Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) is used to describe mechanical extract systems which serve to capture, contain, control and remove hazardous substances at source, to reduce exposure to personnel to as low as reasonably practicable.


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How Callenberg Technology Group can help you

Specialists within Callenberg Technology Group hold the following British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) qualifications along with other industry training and a wealth of practical experience, meaning they are fully qualified and competent to provide you with detailed design advice and recommendations:

  • P601 - Thorough Examination & Testing of Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) Systems
  • P602 - Basic Design Principles of Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) Systems
  • P603 - Control of Hazardous Substances - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • P604 - Performance Evaluation and Management of LEV Systems - including the commissioning of LEV systems
  • W201 - Basic Principles in Occupational Hygiene

Working closely with you we can assist with:

  • Design and installation of new systems that comply with the internationally recognised United Kingdom COSHH regulations
  • The effective maintenance of existing systems
  • Thorough Examination and Testing (TexT) in accordance with HSG258 and all other relevant guidance
  • The ability to bring existing systems up to compliance and the expertise to ensure the highest industry standards are achieved worldwide