MAK Collection for Occupational Health and Safety Now Available Online – FREE

The MAK Collection for Occupational Health and Safety now is available on-line and free. It provides the German recommended exposure limits with documentation for chemicals used in Germany and many other countries. The MAK-values are daily 8-hour time-weighed average values and apply to healthy adults. Substance-specific acceptable peak concentrations, including the highest possible duration […]

Odor Thresholds, TLVs, OELs, IDLHs, and Respirator Selection Guide for Chemicals

3M Corporation put together a respiratory protection guide (download link at end of this article) that contains a wealth of information for OH&S professionals including:

Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH) levels Odor Thresholds Occupational Exposure Levels (OELs) Respiratory Protection Selection Guide

IDLH’s are published by NIOSH and “refers to the acute respiratory exposure […]