The NIOSH Occupational Exposure Banding Process for Chemical Risk Management

July 29, 2019

A vast number of chemical substances in commerce do not have occupational exposure limits (OELs). Consequently, workers may be exposed to these substances at levels that could be harmful. OELs are a central component of occupational safety and health programs because they serve as indicators of hazards and triggers for implementing control strategies. In the absence of OELs, it is possible to use an approach known as occupational exposure banding. Occupational exposure banding is a process for quickly and accurately assigning chemical substances into categories or “bands” based on their associated health outcomes and on potency considerations.

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