Adjustment of Occupational Exposure Limits for Unusual Work Schedules Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • A review of literature relating to the issue of adjustments of occupational exposure limits for unusual work shifts and unusual work schedules is described. The important issues relating to various adjustment models are discussed, and a number of conclusions are drawn. Tables of adjustment factors for 34 specific contaminants for 2 unusual schedules are given. A simple approach for use by industrial hygienists is proposed.

publication date

  • May 2000