Workplace Exposure Limits (WELs) Consultancy

What are workplace exposure limits?

Workplace exposure limits (WEL) are the legal limits set on the amount of substances that can be present in workplace air.

Hazardous substances must be below the relevant workplace exposure limit. Importantly if the substance is known to cause cancer, genetic defects, allergy or asthma symptoms, or allergic skin reaction exposure, the level must be reduced to as low as reasonably practicable.

On August 21 2018, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) implemented 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.

How our experts can help:

Consult and advise on risk management and appropriate compliance with:

As a leader in health and safety research and occupational hygiene services, we have been a significant voice for setting occupational exposure limits and air quality objectives by both the EU commission and successive UK governments.


Read our latest guidance note of WELs changes to understand how to prepare for the new HSE rules and regulations.

For more advice, or to speak to an expert complete the quick quote form below. 

EVENTS
10 June
2021

Exploring interventions for reducing SARS-CoV-2 in hospital environments

  • 10 June 2021
  • 10:00-13:00

IOM is proud to announce that Miranda Loh has been invited to speak at the 8th UK & Ireland Occupational and Environmental Exposure Science Meeting 2021 talk about exploring interventions for reducing SARS-CoV-2 in hospital environments. This is particularly relevant to public health researchers as we’ll be sharing a new tool that we have developed.

To attend the event, please register by sending your name, position, institution, email address, Zoom name and, optionally, your professional twitter or other social media account names to ruohan.wu@student.manchester.ac.uk before 8th June 2021.

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