Workplace exposure standards open for public comment – Release 14: Includes Isocyanates and others*

2020-03-13

Workplace exposure standards open for public comment – Release 14: Includes Isocyanates and others*

We are calling for comments on the recommendations for chemicals in Release 14.

Safe Work Australia is evaluating the Workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants to ensure they are based on the highest quality evidence and supported by a rigorous scientific approach.

Release 14 is now open for public comment. Please note that this release includes chemicals that were deferred from previous releases as well as chemicals that do not currently have an Australian workplace exposure standard.

Chemicals in this release that do not currently have an Australian workplace exposure standard are:

N-nitrosodimethylamine

2,4-pentanedione

*For a complete list of chemicals in Release 14 please visit our consultation platform Engage.

In particular, we are seeking comments of a technical nature regarding:

the toxicological information and data that the value is based upon, and

the measurement and analysis information provided.

Access our consultation platform, Engage to provide your comments on the draft evaluation reports and recommendations for Release 14.

Public comment will close on 10 April 2020.

The feedback we receive will be considered when making final recommendations for workplace exposure standards.

The draft evaluation reports and recommendations for the remaining chemicals will be released throughout 2019 and 2020

Safe Work Australia, 13 March 2020
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