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Welding Extraction Regulations – Everything You Need To Know


At the beginning of 2019, the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) released a safety alert for a change in enforcement expectations for mild steel welding fume after new research was published confirming the carcinogenicity of welding fume. New welding extraction regulations were released to reduce occupation exposure. Find out more about Welding Fume Extraction Systems.   ...

Annual LEV Testing – Everything You Need to Know


We’ve put together a guide that details everything you need to know about annual LEV testing to help you understand your legal responsibilities and what’s involved to comply.   Should I Have an Annual LEV Test? When it comes to certifying local exhaust ventilation (LEV), according to the Health and Safety Executive’s (...

Auto Extract Systems Celebrates 20th Year Anniversary


Auto Extract Systems Ltd achieves landmark achievement and celebrates its 20th year anniversary. Formed in 2001, the primary aim of the business was to help businesses provide pollution-free workplaces. However, there’s been a number of advances and changes in the industry since we began, which we’ve embraced and adapted to in order to help ...

Your Essential LEV Maintenance Checklist


Maintenance is key to ensure longevity is preserved. With this in mind, we’ve assembled a comprehensive local exhaust ventilation (LEV) Maintenance Checklist. This is to help you and your business maintain LEV systems to ensure that they’re adequately controlling airborne contaminants at work. Maintenance tasks will vary depending on the size, nature of ...

What Does LEV Stand For?


Have you ever wondered what does LEV stand for? Don’t worry, you’re not the first! We’re here to educate you on what it is when it should be used and how you go about getting it installed. So, what does the acronym stand for? L – Local E – Exhaust V – Ventilation   What ...