Definitions for "Short-Term Exposure Limit"
A worker exposure limit set to protect workers from the effects of short-term exposure to certain potentially hazardous chemicals.
the level of exposure that is allowed for a short period of time, up to 15 minutes. Certain OSHA standards have STELS.
An exposure limit averaged over a short time period (usually measured for fifteen minutes) that must not be exceeded during any part of an employee's workday.