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Exhaust

Specialist exhaust fume control equipment and filters

Work Safe Australia estimates that, annually, 1.2 million Australian workers are exposed to dangerous levels of diesel particulate matter in the workplace. Protect your workers in danger with our exhaust fume extractor equipment for hire

Managing Exhaust on Site View Health Risks

Ravex Exhaust Fume Control Equipment

Filtration units are the ideal solutions for hazardous diesel particulate matter on site. By fitting these filters at the source of emissions, you allow the fume to be captured, contained and controlled. To mitigate any DPM at risk of migrating to other areas, you can view our Ventex ventilation systems here.

RVT offer a wide range of exhaust fume control solutions which are available to hire.

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Why Ravex is the original & preferred solution

Legal Compliance

Legal Compliance - Ravex Diesel filter kits enable you to use diesel machinery in enclosed spaces and remain fully compliant with state regulations

Robust and Reliable

Ravex units are durable and reliable, ensuring you don't have any downtime on site

Highly Effective

Our powerful units remove at least 95% of diesel particulate

Exhaust Extraction

Suitable for internal piling operations, and generator and compressor exhaust fume extraction

Diesel Filter Kits

Suitable for most mobile and static diesel plant and machinery

Variety of sizes

Diesel filter solutions available for engines between 30kW and 150kW

Safe working environment

Helping to ensure that you maintain good air quality to keep your workers healthy

Fully Approved

All RVT products are fully approved to European standards and hold third party certification

The Source of Exhaust Fumes on Site

During applications such as underground mining, tunnelling, boring, basement excavation and shipping, workers can be exposed to dangerous levels of diesel particulate matter from the vehicles or equipment they use. This includes construction site plant, forklifts, lorries and tractors, and fixed-power sources, including compressors, generators and power plants.

Insufficient exhaust fume control and ventilation during the use of such equipment can have a significant impact on workers’ health. The risk of damage also increases significantly when DPM is present in confined or enclosed spaces.

The Health Risks

Short-term exposure to diesel particulate matter can cause irritation to the respiratory system and eyes as well as chronic respiratory ill health, such as coughing and breathlessness. In June 2012, the International Agency for Research on Cancer classified DPM as a Group 1 carcinogen in humans. Soot particulate and the sulphur and nitrogen oxides found in these emissions are now known to cause lung cancer and, to a lesser extent, bladder cancer. However, severe damage such as this may not be evident immediately. In fact, it can take up to ten, twenty or even thirty years for disease to become apparent.

Managing Exhaust on Site

RVT believe that effective exhaust control can be managed in three easy steps;

  1. Capture the hazard - Apply a specialist exhaust filter kit to every piece of static or mobile diesel machinery to ensure emissions are channeled through a filter before leaving the exhaust.
  2. Contain the hazard - Where possible, minimise the size of the work area, to reduce the number of workers affected by residual emissions.
  3. Control the hazard - Dilute residual gas emissions and prevent heat build-up through ventilation.

Trusted By

“I found your exhaust filter excellent on my project - very easy to install and maintain. I would have no hesitation in recommending your filter or using it again. I also found your office based guys and reps very helpful indeed and I look forward to using your products in the future.”

John Lambe Site Manager - Quantum Construction Ltd

Exhaust Fume Control FAQ's

Learn More About Exhaust Fumes

What are DEEEs?

DEEEs stands for Diesel Engine Exhaust Emissions. DEEEs contain a complex mixture of gases, vapours, liquid aerosols and particulate substances, which are the products of combustion. DEEEs are known to cause anything from irritation to the eyes to an increased risk of lung and bladder cancer.

Is there a work exposure limit for DEEEs?

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) gives guidance on how to conduct a suitable risk assessment and determine whether the exposure risk is high, medium or low. Armed with this information, you can then determine the necessary steps to prevent or adequately control exposure to DEEEs. For more information read the HSE’s guidance titled ‘Control of diesel engine exhaust emissions in the workplace’.

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