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When

Personal monitoring is conducted by EH&S if there is reason to believe that exposure levels for a substance exceeds the action level (or in the absence of an action level, the permissible exposure limit). Examples where personal monitoring may be conducted include: (1) volatile chemicals are not used in a fume hood and/or (2) personnel develop signs or symptoms associated with possible hazardous chemical exposure.

Frequency

The initiation, frequency, and termination of personal monitoring are done in accordance with the relevant regulation.

Communication of Results / Recordkeeping

Monitoring results are provided to laboratory personnel per the time requirements of the relevant regulation or within 15 days of EH&S’s receipt of monitoring results. EH&S maintains copies of exposure monitoring per the regulatory requirement.