On July 1, 2018, a new Executive Order on limit values for substances and materials (the limit value order) was issued. The reason for the Executive Order is that an EU directive (2017/164 / EU) has been issued with limit values for 31 chemical substances and materials at work.
The directive has the following consequences:
The new limit values are not expected to have business or administrative consequences. When companies comply with the already existing occupational safety requirements, it will also be sufficient to comply with the new limit values.