General Statement

Where local exhaust ventilation (LEV) systems are used to control worker exposure to hazardous substances, the organisation shall make sure that they are:

  • properly designed by a competent person to ensure that they are effective at controlling contaminants

  • used whenever the hazardous substances may be present

  • maintained to a high standard

  • examined and tested at appropriate intervals.

Should employees have concerns about the provision of LEV within the organisation, they should inform a responsible person so that the organisation can investigate and rectify the situation, if necessary.

The person responsible for the implementation of this policy is __________________________.

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