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Taiwan MOL Revises Standards of Permissible Exposure Limits of Airborne Hazardous Substances

Posted on: April 3, 2018

by Shanice Chia

Chemist with respirator - read about Taiwan's Revised Standards of Permissible Exposure Limits of Airborne Hazardous Substances in the Workplace at psi.ul.comOn March 14, 2018, the Taiwan Ministry of Labor (MOL) published the official amendment on the Standards of Permissible Exposure Limits of Airborne Hazardous Substances in the Workplace. The standards were stipulated under Article 12 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act on August 7, 1974 and had undergone a total of seven revisions. In view of the 1-Bromopropane over-exposure accident in 2013, the latest amendment was published to reduce the occurrence of related occupational diseases and to protect worker health. The amended regulations will take effect from July 1, 2019 onwards.

The amendment contains the same information as its earlier draft. Please see our previous blog article for additional information: Taiwan MOL Drafts Amendment on Standards of Permissible Exposure Limits of Airborne Hazardous Substances in the Workplace

Recommended Action Items:

  • Be familiar with the revised standards.
  • Be aware of the effective date and comply with the published PELs.

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Keywords:

Taiwan
Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs)
Time-Weighted Average (TWA)


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