monitoring is a way of assessing chemical exposures by
measuring the chemical or its breakdown products in a biological
sample (usually urine, blood or breath).
Biological monitoring is particularly useful where chemicals can
be significantly absorbed through the skin and where controls rely
upon the use of personal protective equipment, such as gloves and
Why do Biological Monitoring?
monitoring has a number of roles in exposure assessment.
Our case studies illustrate some of the situations where
it has been useful.
- To check that control measures are working
- To check that work practices are protective
- To check that training is understood and followed
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