June 1, 2020
Occupational Exposure Banding: An IH Risk Assessment Approach in the Absence of an OEL
Brad Jones, Exposure Scientist/Industrial Hygienist, Technical Environmental Services
With nearly 85,000 chemicals in commerce and only about 1,000 of them having established exposure limits, health and safety professionals are left with significant challenges when assessing employee exposure risks to hazardous chemicals. This presentation discusses the relationship between industrial hygiene qualitative exposure assessment practices and how the NIOSH occupational exposure banding methodology can help to fill the gap in the industrial exposure assessment process.