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We consulted on proposed changes to Workplace Exposure Standards (WES) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEI). The proposed changes were to the WES of 34 substances and the BEI of one substance. 

To learn more, please see the details on each substance that was consulted on in the PDF list at the bottom of this page.

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The deadline for accepting submissions was 5:00 pm on 7 August 2019.

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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Acetaldehyde (PDF 290 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Acrylamide (PDF 335 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Acrylonitrile (PDF 294 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Antimony trioxide (PDF 279 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: 1,3-Butadiene (PDF 308 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: n-Butyl acrylate (PDF 296 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: n-Butyl glycidyl ether (PDF 353 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Carbon disulphide (PDF 350 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: p-Dichlorobenzene (PDF 354 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Dichlorvos (PDF 283 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Dimethyl sulphate (PDF 307 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Epichlorohydrin (PDF 344 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Ethyl chloride (PDF 244 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Ethylene dibromide (1,2-Dibromoethane) (PDF 278 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Ethylene oxide (PDF 352 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Furfural (PDF 274 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Glutaraldehyde (PDF 336 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Glycidol (PDF 244 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Hydrazine (PDF 316 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Malathion (PDF 280 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Maleic anhydride (PDF 322 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: 2-Methoxyethanol (PDF 375 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: 2-Methoxyethylacetate (PDF 394 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: 4,4-Methylene dianiline (PDF 298 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Naphthalene (PDF 302 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Phenyl glycidyl ether (PDF 269 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Phthalic anhydride (PDF 310 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Propylene dichloride (PDF 305 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Pyridine (PDF 246 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Silica – quartz and cristobalite (PDF 362 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Sulphur dioxide (PDF 398 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Thiram (PDF 277 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Vinyl cyclohexene dioxide (PDF 248 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Wood dust (all) (PDF 342 KB)
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Biological Exposure Indices (BEI) review: Styrene (PDF 122 KB)