Permissible exposure limits are levels of exposures mandated by:

Possible Answers:

  1. ACGIH
  2. EPA
  3. USCG
  4. OSHA

The Correct Answer:

D. Permissible exposure limits are levels of exposure mandated by OSHA.


OSHA stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This is a part of the labor department. It is responsible for ensuring the safety and healthy working condition for all employees. This act is responsible for providing all employees with safe and healthful working conditions. It states that every employee should have proper resources for research, training, education, and information to maintain security in the working environment.

This act has set several standards for the exposure to hazardous substances for the workers in the working area. It also has the authority to check the workplace in order to inspect compliance with the regulation. The warning labels are also a part of this act. This act also plays an essential role in reporting the chemicals based on their quantity and ability to carry hazards/incident.


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