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Job Release Scheme

Volume 24: debated on Tuesday 25 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish in the Official Report any exceptions to a person who is compulsorily retired at the age of 63 years being able to take advantage of the job release scheme.

The Health and Safety Commission is not aware of any work on exposure to ethylene oxide published by i he United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration, although it is aware of a publication of 22 May 1981 by the United States National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. I understand that the conclusions of that document are in general accordance with those of the advisory committee on toxic substances, although no specific limit on exposure was recommended by NIOSH.