LEV Services in Watford

Our LEV Services in Watford (Local Exhaust Ventilation) are carried out by our qualified engineers.
We make sure that your LEV systems are COSHH compliant – request a free quote today.
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  • LEV solutions for your dust, fume, and oil mist extraction requirements
  • Comprehensive LEV support covering design, supply, installation, testing, and servicing of LEV systems
  • LEV services conducted by BOHS qualified engineers
  • Receive a detailed post-inspection report following LEV services
  • Compliant with HSE HSG258 guidance and COSHH Regulations 2002 (as amended)
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LEV Testing in Watford

  • Employee well-being
  • Equipment longevity
  • Compliance assurance
  • Productivity & efficiency

What's involved in an LEV test?

  • Thorough visual and structural examination, measuring the control effectiveness of your LEV systems.
  • Measurement of technical performance.
  • Assessment of control effectiveness.
  • The issuance of comprehensive reports and compliance labels.

What's included in a COSHH report?

A test report is compiled for each LEV system. This will include:

  • The engineer’s findings;
  • Air flow measurements;
  • The condition of the examined components;
  • Any recommendations by the engineer;
  • Filter condition;
  • Filter replacement record.

Upon completion, a Certificate of Compliance is issued. This states that the equipment is suitable and fit for the purpose of effectively controlling the hazardous material. This report serves as a record of legal compliance in line with COSHH Regulations 2002 and HSG258 guidance.

What happens if a system fails an LEV test?

Our engineers will highlight any defects or poor system performance and advise on any remedial works.

We will provide a quotation for any necessary remedial work and re-test for compliance upon commissioning.

Should your LEV system be beyond economical repair, we will recommend a suitable replacement system fit for purpose.

What's the difference between LEV testing and LEV servicing?

Servicing is a separate process that provides ongoing peace of mind for your LEV equipment and more.

By undertaking routine maintenance when it is due, you reduce the risk of unforeseen costs associated with wear and tear. Regular servicing can prolong the life of parts and equipment, meaning a better value for money and return on your investment.

It is your legal obligation to ensure that any LEV system is maintained in an efficient state. Your system needs to be in effective working order, in a clean condition, and in good repair.

LEV testing must be performed at least once every 14 months according to COSHH Regulations 2002 (as amended). The examination and test must be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent person, and records need to be kept for 5 years. Some processes, such as metal grinding, require more frequent testing.

The health of your employees is at risk if your LEV systems have not been tested regularly, or the systems are failing. Insufficient extraction can have adverse and long-term impacts on your employees’ respiratory systems. Not only that, but if you fail to prove compliance, it can invalidate your business insurance policies or even result in your company receiving significant fines.

Our LEV services make sure you remain compliant with HSG258 Section 10 guidance when it comes to frequency and timing of LEV testing. We recommend arranging an LEV test annually. If the system fails for any reason, there is still time to complete modifications, repairs, and retesting within the timeframe.

Why choose McCarthy Environmental for your LEV Testing

The only provider you need

We have over 50 years of combined experience, we provide all-in-one airborne extraction solutions. From LEV testing, to repairs, to maintenance, to air monitoring, and servicing. We also have the capacity to design, supply, install and commission a wide range of extraction systems nationwide.

We find the right solution for you, not for us

As an independent clean air solutions provider, we remain impartial and recommend the right solution for your extraction needs, through our range of manufacturer partnerships.

Support when you need it

Our expertise in the field of LEV can't be rivalled. Couple that with our partnering approach to carry out business means you are assured the very best expert advice, customer service, attention to detail and the peace of mind that comes with knowing you are operating a safe and compliant workspace.

Competent & Qualified examiners

Our LEV examiners each hold a minimum of BOHS P601 proficiency certificate in Initial Appraisal and Thorough Examination and Testing of Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems

We help you stay compliant

It's commonly believed that full LEV testing should occur every 14 months, however processes like metal grinding require more frequent testing. We stay up to date on guidelines and legislation to make sure that all our engineers maintain the appropriate qualifications. This way, we can offer you the correct advice.

A worthwhile and reliable investment

The equipment we use is only ever of the highest-quality. This allows us to offer a range of maintenance and test package options. With this comes peace of mind and complete support throughout the lifetime of the system.

Trusted & accredited

Accredited by The Contractor’s Health & Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) and Safe Contractor Approved, we are also a member of the Building & Engineering Services Association (BESA).

Request a LEV testing quote for your site in Watford

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LEV System Design Watford

LEV Design Services in Watford

By understanding your processes and the materials your operators work with, our highly-skilled and experienced project engineers will work with you for the duration of the project.

We design LEV solutions that are fit for purpose, meet HSE regulations, and effectively protect people in your working environment.

Our systems are designed to conform with HSG258 guidance with consideration given to EH40/2005 Workplace Exposure Limits.

Well-designed LEV systems provide a clean, safe working environment for your employees, which in turn increases productivity and staff retention.

All of our design engineers hold a BOHS P602 in basic design principles of LEV.

LEV Installation in Watford

Proficient in a broad spectrum of projects including individual and central ducted systems, building projects, and reinstallations, our design and installation teams work seamlessly to provide a comprehensive and compliant extraction solution from inception to completion.

Whether working directly with the client, through a building services company, main contractor or M&E contractor, our aim is to work in collaboration with you and your team to create an approach that will deliver the project on time with minimal disruption to your business.

To ensure we maintain the highest standards, we continue to invest in the latest technology including 2D and 3D design software and uphold accreditations with CHAS, Safe Contractor, and BESA.

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Helpful Downloads

A workers’ pocket guide to local exhaust ventilation
EH40/2005 Workplace exposure limits
Controlling airborne contaminants at work
Control of substances hazardous to health