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permissible exposure limit

Definition:
Occupational Safety and Health Administration's permissible exposure limit expressed as a time-weighted average; the concentration of a substance to which most workers can be exposed without adverse effect averaged over a normal 8-h workday or a 40-h workweek.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration's permissible exposure limit
  • OSHA permissible exposure limit
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/229997
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RDF/XMLCreated 2014-09-26, last modified 2014-11-17