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EH40 Workplace Exposure Limits

21/12/2011
The EH40 Workplace Exposure Limits has been revised and this edition replaces the previous version

Containing the list of workplace exposure limits for use with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended)

This edition of EH40 replaces the previous version, first published in 2005, and takes account of new substances and workplace exposure limits (WELs) introduced in 2007 and 2011.

Many people are exposed to a variety of substances at work, eg chemicals, fumes, dusts etc, which can have a harmful effect on their health. If exposure to these hazardous substances is not properly controlled, it may cause ill health in a number of ways.

This book contains advice and guidance about:


- European occupational exposure limits
- Workplace exposure limits
- The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended) (COSHH)
- Approved workplace exposure limits

It is free to download as a PDF from the HSE website or costs £15 as a hard copy.
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