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OHSA Compliance Report

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The OHSA mandates monitoring for designated substances Regulation 490/09 and Regulation 833 which includes exposure limits and time weighted averages, short term exposure values and ceiling limits. The air samples used in monitoring are compared to health and safety standards and regulations for compliance. An industrial hygienist may have to perform monitoring activities. If designated substances are in the workplace the employer is required to perform an assessment and implement a control program. The MOL issues a regulation for each designated substance. Controlling exposure to chemical and biological agents must be considered as well. Not all monitoring instruments are capable of measuring workplace hazards. Some monitors are specific
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