Workplace exposure standards and biological exposure indices

The Workplace Exposure Standards (WES) are intended to be used as guidelines for people qualified in occupational health practice.

Edition 9 effective from November 2017.

Workplace exposure standards and biological exposure indices (PDF 499 KB)

Monitoring of lead workers

We have guidelines for PCBUs and occupational physicians on the exposure and health monitoring of lead workers.

Guidelines for the medical survellience of lead workers (PDF 458 KB)

Note that the current lead biological limits will change as of November 2019. See Workplace exposure standards and biological exposure indices (above) for details about this.