2009 Proposal to Adopt New Occupational Exposure Limits or Listings for 17 Hazardous Chemical Substances

Regulation Number(s):
R.R.O. 1990 Regulation 833
Instrument Type:
Bill or Act:
The Occupational Health and Safety Act
Summary of Decision:
New or revised OELs or listing have been approved for 15 substances.

Two substances which were included in the 2009 consultations on new and revised OELs – beryllium and sulphur dioxide – will remain unchanged pending further consultation and review.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
July 15, 2009
Summary of Proposal:
Consultation on proposal to update occupational exposure limits (OELs) or listings for 17 hazardous chemical substances in the Regulation respecting Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents
Contact Address:
OEL Update Project:
Ontario Ministry of Labour
12th Floor - 400 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M7A 1T7
Effective Date:
July 1, 2010