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Notice: LEV (Local Exhaust Ventilation) Testing

Here at JK Filters we are specialists in dust extraction systems and offer full LEV COSHH Testing in compliance with the current legislations. Our COSHH Testing service will ensure your system and working environment continue to be safe for employees.

COSHH Regulations

The COSHH Regulations require that a local exhaust ventilation plant for controlling dust is thoroughly examined and tested once very 14 months.

A significant number of Improvement Notices have been issued by the HSE requiring employers to have their LEV system thoroughly examined and tested by a competent person.

As an employer, you have a legal responsibility to ensure that exposure to dust/fumes etc is minimised and controlled. LEV (Local Exhaust Ventilation) is arguably the best way of achieving this. JK Filters are a market leader in COSHH assessments and making sure your ventilation system is continuing to protect your employees. We have decades of experience in Health and Safety. JK Filters will lead your COSHH assessments by conducting in a number of assessments on air monitoring to establish substance levels within the workplace and to minimise exposure limits, making sure they do not exceed for the level of substance used. We will use this information to sculpt the report to ensure that practices found are in line with legislation and if they are not, advise on reformation to become correctly aligned.

Traditionally, the following substances are controlled through the use of LEV;

  • Chemicals
  • Fumes
  • Dusts
  • Vapours
  • Mists
  • Nanotechnology
  • Gases
  • Asphyxiating gases
  • Biological agents

Local Exhaust Ventilation testing and inspection takes place by visual inspectation followed by measurements and qualitative assessments. These combined allow us to assess whether your LEV system is providing the satisfactory level of control from the hazardous material as required by COSH legislation. We will provide simple to understand, informative and in-depth COSHH LEV testing reports so you can work with us to correct the issues flagged up in the reports. Please call today to get a LEV COSHH Assessment booked for your business, alternatively you might just have a few questions, call us on 07801 741 430 to talk to a professional advisor today.

Prices for our COSHH Testing

COSHH Testing Price (per day)
LEV COSHH Testing & Examination £250 + VAT

Our LEV COSHH Testing can be combined with the purchase of a new Dust Extraction System or for an existing system you have installed.


Contact us for our LEV COSHH Testing

Local Exhaust Ventilation systems (LEV) require testing every 14 months so contact us today to book your service. Contact our specialists on 07801 741 430 or fill out our enquiry form below and we'll get back to you: