Many employers buy local exhaust ventilation (LEV) to protect workers' health but it doesn't work. This may be because it's the wrong type or because it's not properly installed, used or maintained.
This leaflet is for employers and those who purchase local exhaust ventilation (LEV). It gives you tips on buying the right LEV and using and maintaining it properly.
It also lists some basics to include when training operators, supervisors and managers. The pocket card Time to clear the air! A workers' pocket guide to local exhaust ventilation (LEV) contains a useful checklist for operators.