Exposure standards are specified in the model Work Health and Safety Regulations as mandatory legal limits to assist in protecting the health of workers and minimise exposure to airborne contaminants in the workplace.

Exposure standards aim to minimise the risk of adverse health effects by establishing precise targets for businesses to follow. Safe Work Australia has engaged Golder Associates Pty Ltd to undertake an evaluation of Australia’s list of 644 workplace exposure standards. Golder Associates Pty Ltd will review of the current available…