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Unprotected workers exposed to as much as 1000 parts per million (ppm) or more died of the chemical’s narcotic effect. At lower levels of exposure, benzene’s unique action on the hematopoietic system caused fatal aplastic anemia. A number of workers who were exposed to benzene escaped these outcomes but at a later date developed acute myelogenous leukemia. As information on this experience with benzene toxicity was collected and publicized, the worker protective level was reduced to 25 ppm; it is now set at 1 ppm.
Recommended exposure limits (RELs)) to prevent worker injury and illness. S. Department of Health and Human Services. gov/niosh/ ACGIH : The ACGIH is a member-based organization that advances occupational and environmental health. Examples of this include annual editions of the threshold limit values (TLV ) and biological exposure indices (BEIs ) work practice guides. org AIHA: The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) was founded in 1939; AIHA is a nonproﬁt organization devoted to achieving and maintaining the highest professional standards for its members.