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Testing the performance of LEV systems to achieve adequate control of employees exposures

09:00 - 17:00
April 16, 2018

Led by: Adrian Sims, MFOH(S), Vent-Tech Ltd
Building services engineer with over 25 years experience in the industry as consultant and contractor specializing in the design of mechanical building services systems.

Spent several years working in for an industrial centrifugal fan manufacturer.

Over 16 years as Managing Director of Vent-Tech Ltd carrying out the design installation, testing and commissioning of specialist local exhaust ventilation systems.

Have designed and commissioned systems to control hazardous substances handling:
Flour and food ingredients
Welding and grinding applications
Dipping tanks containing hazardous chemicals
Vehicle exhaust fume extraction
Paint spraying

Has consulted on COSHH Control issues to a range of blue chip clients, which have included Airbus, Rolls Royce, The Royal Mint, Toyota, Bombardier, Marshall Aerospace, Premier Foods, Genzyme, Exxon, Astra Zenica, Johnson Apparelmaster, Bob Martin, Tiffany’s, Mission foods and Aunt Bessies to name a few.

Examiner and lecture for BOHS LEV P-Series qualifications.

PDC Description:
This Professional Development Course will focus on:

Discussing the various types of the most critical part of any LEV system, the extraction hood.

Helping course participants to decide on the minimum performance that the main types of extraction hood would need in order to adequately control employee exposures.

Outlining appropriate performance requirements for the other elements of LEV systems.

Outlining the methods and the testing equipment that is needed in order to test the actual performance of an LEV system.

Discussing a number of real-life case studies to aid in the interpretation of test data from actual LEV systems.

Added Value:
Awareness of suitability of LEV systems and skills to enable to test, check and what good looks like.

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