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Document ID (ISN)111482
CIS number 11-0105
ISSN - Serial title 0829-0369 - Travail et santÚ
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Dolez P.I., Bodila N., Lara J., Truchon G.
Title Personal protective equipment against nanoparticles: What to choose?
Original title Equipements de protection personnelle contre les nanoparticules: que choisir? [in French]
Bibliographic information June 2009, Vol.25, No.2, p.44-49. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract The number of workers in contact with nanoparticles is rapidly increasing in Quebec and elsewhere. Given the current lack of knowledge of their effects on health, this article argues in favour of using efficient personal protective equipment against nanoparticles. Contents: human exposures to nanoparticles; Canadian occupational safety and health regulations applicable to nanoparticles; selection of personal protective equipment; respiratory protection; skin protection; conclusions.
Descriptors (primary) Quebec; nanoparticles; personal protective equipment; nanotechnology
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; selection of equipment; particulate removing respirators; skin protection; legal aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
New technologies
Browse category(ies) Nanotechnology and nanoparticles
Personal protection