The Ontario government recently filed amendments to Reg. 833 (Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents), which revised the occupational exposure limits (OEL) for over 20 hazardous workplace substances. In addition, the Ministry of Labour is accepting comments regarding new or revised OELs for 21 substances until September 18, 2008.

For further information on the new OELs, please see

www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/source/regs/english/2008/elaws_src_regs_r08248_e.htm.