Occupational Safety & Health
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OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Nanotechnology
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.
Building a Safety Program to Protect the Nanotechnology Workforce: A Guide for Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises
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.
Managing Nanomaterials in the Workplace
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.
Current Strategies for Engineering Controls in Nanomaterial Production and Downstream Handling Processes
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.
Current Intelligence Bulletin 65: Occupational Exposure to Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers
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.
Key guidance for managing the potential risks of nanotechnology
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.
General Safe Practices for Working with Engineered Nanomaterials in Research Laboratories
This document contains recommendations on engineering controls and safe practices for handling engineered nanomaterials in laboratories and some pilot scale operations.