KCMA CERTIFICATIONS: 45+ YEARS OF QUALITY

KCMA endorsed comments submitted last Thursday by the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA)on the European Commission’s proposal to lower the Occupational Exposure Limit (OEL) for hardwood dust from 5 mg/m3 inhalable dust to 3 mg/m3 inhalable dust.  The risk assessment focused on nasopharyngeal and sinonasal cancers.

AF&PA argued that the risk factors used to calculate exposures, both current and future, are flawed and should not be the basis for justification of lowering the OEL hardwood dust from 5 mg/m3 inhalable dust to 3 mg/m3 inhalable dust.  

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