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We consulted on proposed changes to Workplace Exposure Standards (WES) of 18 substances and Biological Exposure Indices (BEI) of 4 substances. 

Please see the details on each substance that was up for consultation in the PDF list at the bottom of this page.

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Deadline for feedback

The deadline for submissions was 28 August at 5:00 pm

We did not be accept submissions in any format other than through our online form.

Consultation documents

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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Acetaldehyde (PDF 260 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Allyl glycidyl ether (PDF 396 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Aniline and homologues (PDF 341 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Arsenic (PDF 357 KB)
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Biological Exposure Index (BEI) review: Arsenic (PDF 143 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Benzene (PDF 360 KB)
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Biological Exposure Index (BEI) review: Benzene (PDF 160 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Cadmium and cadmium compounds (as Cd) (PDF 363 KB)
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Biological Exposure Index (BEI) review: Cadmium and cadmium compounds (as Cd) (PDF 160 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Chromium (VI) compounds (PDF 484 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Copper (PDF 302 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Diethyl sulphate (PDF 246 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: 4,6-Dinitro-o-cresol (PDF 283 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: 1,4-Dioxane (PDF 325 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Formaldehyde (PDF 345 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Hydroquinone (PDF 339 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Phenol (PDF 310 KB)
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Biological Exposure Index (BEI) review: Phenol (PDF 128 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Synthetic mineral fibres (SMF) (PDF 332 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Vanadium (PDF 394 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Vinyl acetate (PDF 328 KB)
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Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) review: Zinc oxide (PDF 239 KB)