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exposure limit

[ik′spō·zhər ‚lim·ət]
(medicine)
The maximum radiation dose equivalent permitted under specified conditions.
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is, however, would still be less than the Environment Agency's annual exposure limit.
Dubai: The new regulations on exposure limits set by the Central Bank of UAE are expected to boost the issuance of debt instruments such as bonds and sukuk.
Multivariate analysis showed that the time spent on using wood, and the quantity of wood used, either specifically for catering and/ or household use, were weakly positively associated with urinary As(tot) levels and As(tot) levels that exceeded the exposure limit once controlled for confounding (Table 4).
In a study that outlined the framework for supporting global initiatives on RF exposure and setting the limits for such exposure, the council assessed the current situation and existing exposure limits in other global markets and guidelines by the WHO on what constitutes safe exposure.
The ministry raised the allowable radiation exposure limit to 250 millisieverts as an emergency measure soon after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami led to a series of catastrophic explosions and release of a massive amount of radiation.
The exposure limit has been set at BDT 100 million ($1.
The authors conclude that benzene appeared to increase the frequencies of aneuploid sperm for chromosomes associated with chromosomal abnormality syndromes, even in men whose air benzene exposure was at concentrations at or below the permissible exposure limit.
Simply enter the substance for which you have a monitoring requirement, and the site will automatically generate all substance toxic hazard data; links to relevant sampling methodologies (HSE/NIOSH); Workplace Exposure Limit values (WELs); sampling kits; and any accessories required to undertake sampling.
Under the August 24 rule, employers will have to use APFs to select the appropriate type of respirator based upon the exposure limit (EL) of a contaminant and the level of the contaminant in the workplace.
The final rule establishes a new permissible exposure limit (PEL) of 5 micrograms of hexavalent chromium per cubic meter of air for an 8-hour TWA.
Established a No Significant Risk Level (NSRL) or "Safe Harbor" exposure limit for all foods except breads and grains of 1.
The new standard lowers OSHA's permissible exposure limit for hexavalent chromium from 52 to 5 micrograms per cubic meter of air as an 8-hour time-weighted average.