Both Western Australian and New South Wales mining regulators have regulated the exposure standard for diesel particulate matter (DPM) as 0.1 milligrams per cubic metre – an eight-hour time weighted average. Companies are required to monitor the concentration of air contaminants in line with the legislation and notify the regulator should an exceedance occur. High … Continue reading AIOH shares guide on DPM management
New South Wales has lifted its exposure standards for respirable coal dust and diesel particulate matter (DPM) in the workplace starting this month.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has updated its key compliance priorities for the first half of 2021, while retaining respirable dust as one of its targets.
All Western Australian mining operations are now required to comply with a workplace exposure standard for diesel particulate matter (DPM).
New South Wales Government is bringing forward the new exposure standard for respirable coal dust nearly two years ahead of the national transition date.