Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV)

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Course description

Course Overview

The course will cover the provision, maintenance, testing and use of local exhaust ventilation systems in the workplace.  It will provide delegates with an overview of the current HSE guidance so that they can manage LEV effectively and give them the confidence to deal with LEV designers, installers and maintenance engineers.

Date(s)

This training course is only run when there is enough demand to arrange a date.  If you are interested in attending this event, please e-mail orgdev@leicester.ac.uk.

Times

09:15 to 16:30 hrs (7½ hours duration)

(lunch will be provided)

What will I get out of this course?

In the morning the course will cover:

  • The roles and responsibilities concerning LEV, including employers, employees and safety representatives.
  • The importance of LEV as a control measure
  • An overview of the main elements of an LEV system
  • The legislation regarding LEV in the workplace
  • Simple methods that can be used to test an LEV systems effectiveness


In the afternoon there will be a practical session using equipment that can be used to assess LEV performance.

The course will provide delegates with an overview of the current HSE guidance so that they can manage LEV effectively and give them the confidence to deal with LEV designers, installers and maintenance engineers.

Who is it for?

This workshop is for those employees who have responsibility for/interest in the provision, maintenance, testing and use of local exhaust ventilation in the workplace.

Participant preparation needed?

None.

All materials will be provided on the day of the workshop.

Additional Information

The afternoon practical session will take place at a number of locations around the campus which may include plant rooms and roof-tops, so please wear suitable clothes.

What prior experience do I need? None, although basic familiarity with local exhaust ventilation systems would be helpful.
Formal assessment

None.

Facilitator(s)

Safety Services staff

Places available

14 places available.

There will be at least 10 participants on this course.

How to make
your reservation

These events are arranged on demand - please email the Safety Services office on ecs-admin@leicester.ac.uk if you wish to attend.

Please ensure that training has been approved by your Line Manager/Supervisor and you have permission to attend.

Questions

About the workshop content:
Contact details as safetyservices@le.ac.uk tel 2522426.

About the workshop arrangements:
Contact Organisational Development email orgdev@leicester.ac.uk

For Office Use Only Course Code:  SDCHS017

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Location, where are we?

Organisational Development,
Division of Human Resources,
University of Leicester,
Room 004 (ground floor),
Astley Clarke Building,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH

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Email

orgdev@le.ac.uk

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Telephone

(0)116 252 5021