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Document ID (ISN)75196
CIS number 00-1100
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1660-6
Year 1999
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance Note EH 40/99
Health and Safety Executive
Title Occupational exposure limits 1999
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1999. vi, 94p. Price: GBP 8.50.
Abstract This annual guidance note replaces EH 40/98 (CIS 98-246). It lists maximum exposure limits, occupational exposure standards and biological monitoring guidance values for use with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999 (see CIS 00-620). Substances currently under review are also listed. Additional sections contain detailed discussions of how to control exposure (setting and applying occupational exposure limits; new limits, reviews and revisions; substances which constitute special cases - carcinogens, respiratory sensitizers, lead and asbestos, pesticides, exposure in mines); monitoring exposure and mixed exposures. A technical supplement describes changes to the previous edition and provides examples of exposure calculations.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; United Kingdom; permissible levels; toxic substances; limitation of exposure; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) carcinogens; lead; asphyxiants; asbestos; mixtures; sensitizers; directive; exposure evaluation; short-term exposure; long-term exposure; TLV list; replaced; comment on law; list of chemical substances
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits