New Service and LEV Test Engineer

New Service and LEV Test Engineer

We are really pleased to introduce Lee Dickson our new Service and LEV (Local Exhaust Ventilation) Test Engineer.

Lee is a certified LEV Engineer with P601 (Thorough Examination and Testing of Substances) and P602 (Basic Design Principles of LEV Systems) qualifications. Lee will be our primary LEV Test Engineer, helping to ensure that all our customers comply with COSHH (Control of substances Hazardous to Health) regulations that require most LEV systems to be thoroughly tested every 12-14 months.

Some of examples of when LEV Testing needs to be more frequent are:

  • Processes where blasting is carried out in, or incidental to the cleaning of metal castings in connection with their manufacture – Monthly.
  • Jute cloth manufacture – Monthly.
  • Processes, (not wet), in which metal articles (other than gold, platinum or iridium) are ground, abraded or polished using mechanical power in any room for more than 12 hrs a week – Every 6 months.
  • Processes giving off dust or fume in which non-ferrous metal castings are produced – Every 6 months*

We carry out LEV Testing across the UK, if you would like a free quotation please get in touch with our office on 01904 215101 or email us on sales@apsukltd.co.uk

*pg 85 http://www.hse.gov.uk/pUbns/priced/hsg258.pdf