The HSE have recently reviewed Workplace Exposure Limits (WEL) for certain substances in the document EH40, following a directive issued by the European Commission. This includes substances which could be found in a confined space and covers the long term and short term exposure limits. Examples are shown below:
These substances are classified as dangerous to the health of your workforce and should be controlled by implementing suitable measures.
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