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The Importance of Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) on an SDS

By Nabila Al Hasan, Regulatory Compliance Specialist Occupational exposure limits (OELs) are values, determined by various health regulatory bodies, that indicate safe levels of human exposure to hazardous chemicals. Available research information and recent data on hazardous substances, especially concerning acute toxicity, carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, and toxicity to reproduction, are used…
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Asbestos Exposure Risks & OSHA

By Nabila Al Hasan, Regulatory Compliance Specialist Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral fiber. Asbestos is an electrical insulator and highly heat resistant which makes it an excellent component for insulation and fire-retardant materials. For these reasons, it was used in the manufacturing of building construction materials for many years.…