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Limit

1. The maximum amount of price change a futures contract is allowed to undergo on a given trading day. Limits are mandated by the exchanges on which futures contracts trade, and exist in order to reduce volatility in the market. It is also called a trading limit.

2. The maximum number of transactions in commodities that an individual may make on an exchange on a given trading day. Limits are mandated either by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission or by the exchanges on which commodity contracts trade. It is also called a trading limit.

3. See: Limit order.
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Setting a protective exposure limit may require understanding why the relationship between dose and disease seems to vary so much from person to person.
Any current silicosis problems are related to those facilities over the current exposure limit.
OSHA is proposing its eight-hour permissible exposure limit be reduced from 2 micrograms per cubic meter of air to 0.
e ndings of this research conrm that levels of water radioactivity in the owback water from shale gas operations would be lower than the annual exposure limit set by the Environment Agency and would not pose a signicant threat to public health.
With regard to PPE, it is unknown what the effect will be on the perceived adequacy of the current respirators given that the protection factor for each type of respirator is based on established exposure limits," says Lisa Beal, vice-president, environment and construction policy for INGAA.
The best scientific evidence indicates that the current exposure limit protects workers from silica-related disease when it is universally complied with and universally enforced.
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The new regulation exempts all issuers rated investment grade (aACAyBBB-' or higher), that are profitable, and can service debt obligations from own resources or operations without the need for implicit or explicit government support, from the aggregate exposure limit.
Multivariate analysis showed that the time spent on using wood, and the quantity of wood used, either specifically for catering and/ or household use, were weakly positively associated with urinary As(tot) levels and As(tot) levels that exceeded the exposure limit once controlled for confounding (Table 4).
Bocar A Ba, CEO, said: "While there are recommendations from WHO on existing exposure limit guidelines, discrepancies in RF exposure standards and adopted RF exposure policies continue to exist.
OSHA's proposals to reduce the permissible exposure limit for crystalline silica and to require certain companies to provide quarterly recordkeeping updates to OSHA--which may make them publicly available-are two game changing initiatives.
Radiation levels as high as 100 millisieverts per hour were detected, five times the annual exposure limit for plant workers, according to government guidelines.