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CD283 - Consultation on implementing new and revised Workplace Exposure Limits

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is consulting on the implementation of new and revised Indicative Occupational Exposure Limit Values (IOELVs) for thirty-one chemical substances to help protect workers from the ill-health effects of exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace.

The consultative document sets out HSE’s proposals for establishing workplace exposure limits for the substances listed in the 4th Indicative Occupational Exposure Limit Values (IOELVs) Directive 2017/164/EU, in order to implement it in Great Britain.

Consultation began on 10 November 2017 and ended on 2 February 2018.

View the consultative document.

Our preferred method for receiving comments is via the online questionnaire as this is the most effective way for us to fully consider and analyse responses.

You can also respond by downloading the CD283 Word form and emailing it to

Updated 2018-02-05