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The Carcinogens and Mutagens Regulations 2020

13 February 2020

Amends: The Carcinogens and Mutagens (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2020
Comes into force: 2nd March 2020
Jurisdiction: England, Wales, Scotland

The workplace exposure limit for respirable crystalline silica dust under The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002, is now set at 0.1mg/m3. This limit now applies to coal mines below ground level, removing the previous exposure limit of up to 0.3mg/m3.

All references to respirable crystalline silica dust are removed as the need for remedial action will no longer be required under the new limits.

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