This talk addresses the current limits for dust in workplace health and safety regulations. In particular, the new “A” dust limit of 1.25 mg/m3 and the conditions that must be met to qualify for the transitional period up to 31.12.2018 are explained. Furthermore, the 0.05 mg/m3 assessment criterion for crystalline silica is discussed.
Dipl.-Ing. Katharina Armbrecht, Federal German Association of the Brick and Tile Industry Regd