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Document ID (ISN)108719
CIS number 08-1118
Year 2007
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2007-123
Title Progress toward safe nanotechnology in the workplace
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, June 2007. xvii, 177p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This document is a report of the progress of the NIOSH Nanotechnology Research Center (NTRC) since its inception in 2004 through 2006. Specific chapters address NTRC research contributions in the following areas: toxicology; hazard evaluation; epidemiology and surveillance; engineering controls and personal protective equipment; fire and explosion safety; safe working methods; information and training; applications.
Descriptors (primary) USA; nanotechnology; nanoparticles; new technologies; exposure evaluation; health hazards; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; safety guides; fire hazards; epidemiology; explosion hazards; report of activities; limitation of exposure; personal protective equipment; safe working methods; research; medical supervision; exposure tests; safety and health training; information of personnel; public OSH institutions
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Fires, explosions and major hazards
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Nanotechnology and nanoparticles
Risk evaluation