Nanotechnology

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Jan 20, 2017
Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute

http://www.onami.us/

ONAMI (Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute) is where academia, business and government come together to accelerate research and bring breakthrough ideas to market.

Source: http://www.onami.us/

Jan 20, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Nanotechnology

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/nanotech/

Visit this page to access NIOSH documents on occupational health risks and current NIOSH activities related to nanotechnology.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 20, 2017
HSE Topic: Nanotechnology

http://www.hse.gov.uk/nanotechnology/index.htm

This note gives information on the health and safety issues surrounding some aspects of nanotechnology. (HSE)

Source: HSE

Jan 20, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Nanotechnology

http://www.osha.gov/dsg/nanotechnology/nanotechnology.html

This safety and health topic page provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration includes information on relevant OSHA standards, potential health effects, health and safety research and more related to nanotechnology.

Source: OSHA

Apr 01, 2016
Building a Safety Program to Protect the Nanotechnology Workforce: A Guide for Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2016-102/default.html

This guide will demonstrate that the key to ensuring the safety of your business, particularly when resources are limited, is to prevent occupational exposures and incidents before they happen.

Source: NIOSH

Oct 01, 2015
GoodNano Guide

https://nanohub.org/groups/gng

The mission of the GoodNanoGuide is to provide an Internet-based collaboration platform specially designed to enhance the ability of experts to exchange ideas on how best to handle nanomaterials in an occupational setting.

Source: NanoHUB

Jan 01, 2015
Managing Nanomaterials in the Workplace

https://osha.europa.eu/en/topics/nanomaterials/index_html

This topic page, provided by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, provides access to basic information and current recommendations for employers to protect employees from adverse effects of nanomaterials.

Source: European Agency for Safety & Health at Work

Nov 01, 2013
Current Strategies for Engineering Controls in Nanomaterial Production and Downstream Handling Processes

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2014-102/

The focus of this document is to identify and describe strategies for the engineering control of worker exposure during the production or use of engineered nanomaterials.

Source: NIOSH

Apr 01, 2013
Current Intelligence Bulletin 65: Occupational Exposure to Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2013-145/

NIOSH recommends that occupational exposures to carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and carbon nanofibers (CNFs) be controlled to reduce a potential risk of certain work-related lung effects.

Source: NIOSH

Nov 01, 2012
Key guidance for managing the potential risks of nanotechnology

http://www.safenano.org/knowledgebase/guidance/

Welcome to the guidance section of SAFENANO. Here you will find a background to this complex issue, and some basic pointers which may be followed when establishing a risk management protocol within your workplace.

Source: SafeNano