EH40/2005 Workplace exposure limits

Containing the list of workplace exposure limits for use with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended)

Date of publication:
January 2020
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New or revised workplace exposure limits for 13 substances have been introduced from 17 January 2020.

This latest version of EH40/2005 'Workplace exposure limits' has been updated to include the new and revised workplace exposure limits (WELs) as introduced by the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (EU) 2017/2398 amending Directive (2004/37/EC).

It will guide those responsible for controlling exposure to hazardous substances at work.

Important note: The WELs listed in Table 1 of EH40/2005 'workplace exposure limits' supersede any WELs contained in other HSE guidance or publications.

Updated: 2021-03-05