P601 – Thorough Examination And Testing Of Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems

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Gully Howard Technical’s Occupational Hygiene and Training team are ideally placed to deliver the BOHS P601 – Thorough Examination and Testing of LEV Systems Training course. This BOHS Proficiency Module is designed to provide the delegate with the required level of skill, knowledge and understand to demonstrate proficiency in the subject area.
This course is delivered through our partners, Vent-Tech at our Portsmouth location.

P601 Aim

The course aim is to provide the methodology, theoretical and practical knowledge to enable candidates to understand the principles of good control practice for hazardous substances and the role of local exhaust ventilation (LEV) in this regard.

The course also aims to:

  • Carry out the testing of previously appraised LEV systems used to control exposure to substances hazardous to health.
  • Produce suitable records of the results of examination and testing as required by regulatory guidance and codes of practice.
  • Understand and be able to describe the principles and the main elements of an LEV system.
  • Judge whether an LEV system is capable of adequate control of the identified hazards.
  • Carry out the necessary measurements safely to determine if an LEV system is effective and operating to the design specification.
  • Establish, in circumstances where a system has not been properly commissioned, whether the system works effectively, controls exposure and also determine the operating criteria for continued performance.
  • Provide suitable advice to remedy any faults discovered.

For more info download P601 Course Specification (PDF).

Prior Knowledge

Candidates are expected to have a basic knowledge of the components of ventilation systems and their functions, and to be familiar with the contents of HSG258 Controlling airborne contaminants at work: A guide to local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

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Newcastle, Portsmouth

Dates26th March 2018 to 29th March 2018, 11th June 2018 to 14th June 2018, 24th September 2018 to 27th September 2018, 17th December 2018 to 20th December 2018, 4th February 2019 to 6th February 2019, 22nd April 2019 to 22nd April 2019, 23rd April 2019 to 25th April 2019, 23rd April 2019 to 26th April 2019, 10th June 2019 to 14th June 2019, 10th June 2019 to 13th June 2019, 30th September 2019 to 3rd October 2019, 28th October 2019 to 31st October 2019, 9th December 2019 to 12th December 2019, 1st October 2019 to 4th October 2019, 29th October 2019 to 1st November 2019, 10th December 2019 to 13th December 2019, 14th April 2020 to 17th April 2020, 22nd March 2021 to 25th March 2021, 14th June 2021 to 16th June 2021, 24th August 2021 to 26th August 2021, 23rd August 2021 to 26th August 2021

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