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Personal Exposure Monitoring During COVID-19

Personal Exposure Monitoring During COVID-19

As the nation gradually eases out of the Coronavirus lockdown and demand for rail services begins to rise, it is important that, as well as adhering to the health and safety guidelines enforced as a result of COVID-19, employers continue to protect the health and safety of their workforce by regularly monitoring the level of exposure to hazardous substances.…

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LEV from a Technical Perspective

LEV from a Technical Perspective

A Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) system can help employers effectively control exposure to gas, vapour, dust, fumes and mist generated in the workplace by extracting the contaminant cloud before the workers breathe it in. An LEV system should be able to effectively capture fugitive hazardous substances, removing them from the workplace and thereby aiding in hazardous substance exposure control for the workers. SOCOTEC's Occupational Hygienist, Mary Cameron, discusses LEVs from a technical perspective.…

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