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COSHH Testing

coshhDid you know that it is a legal requirement for your fume extraction systems to be tested each year?

You could be putting your laser users at risk by not having your equipment tested so allow us to come and do the hard work for you by testing and certifying all extraction equipment.

Why do laser users need fume extraction equipment?

  • To help ensure you comply with the COSHH regulations.
  • Health and Safety. C.O.S.H.H. Regulations,
  • Reduce complaints by operators due to odours/dust etc.
  • Reduce fire risk when cutting acrylic sheet.
  • Reduce cost/trouble of cleaning the laser lens, enclosure and other equipment.
  • Reduce product contamination.
  • Maintain a high quality of cutting & engraving

What is COSHH or LEV testing?

LEV or Local Exhaust Ventilation systems are designed to protect people from hazardous dust and fumes. When a laser cuts it releases particles of dust and fumes (sometimes harmful) into the atmosphere. To ensure the systems are functioning correctly they need regular testing by a qualified person.

What are the Health & Safety Laws?

The UK COSHH (Care of Substances Hazardous to Health) regulations 9.2 states that LEV control equipment must be tested, “...in the case of local exhaust ventilation plant, at least once every 14 months...”Prices start from only £299. To book an appointment or for further information email us: info@hobarts.com