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exposure limit

The maximum concentration of a substance with which an organism can have contact without suffering adverse effects.
See also: limit
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In this article, we review dermal and other malignancies associated with creosote, along with creosote occupational exposures and exposure limits.
In the political arena, the two specific issues confronting metalcasters are the proposed changes to the permissible exposure limit (PEL) of silica and the unbalanced playing field on which metalcasters must compete with China.
The current Swedish occupational biological exposure limit for male workers is 52 [micro]g/dL (2.
Paul Travelers (NYSE:STA), today announces the addition of a state-of-the-art instrument that helps customers address OSHA's proposed lowering of the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) for hexavalent chromium (CrVI).
In 1997, OSHA formally announced its intention to adopt a standard, with a potentially very stringent Personal Exposure Limit (PEL).
Scientists know that the current exposure limit for beryllium set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of 2 micrograms of airborne beryllium per cubic meter of air ([micro]g/[m.
Employees wore filtering face-piece respirators to protect them from the dust because the concentrations were well below the permissible exposure limit.
focused on two regulations under development at OSHA--the proposed ergonomics rule and the possible reduction of the silica permissible exposure limit (PEL).
Indications from OSHA staff reveal that it is considering lowering the permissible exposure limit (PEL) by as much as 50%, from 0.
At best, the expense to reach a lower permissible exposure limit (PEL) is going to place a majority of foundries further into a noncompetitive situation on pricing.
In addition, measurements have determined that a stowaway hidden in a truck or container as it is being inspected by the Eagle would only receive approximately 5% of his/her annual radiation exposure limit and would not be harmed.
The Directive details levels at which employers should take action to reduce the level of exposure, this is the Exposure Action Value (EAV) and it also sets a level at which point further exposure to vibration is illegal, this is the Exposure Limit Value (ELV).