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Document ID (ISN)111125
CIS number 10-0688
ISBN(s) 978-2-89631-344-0
Year 2009
Convention or series no. Studies and Research Projects Report R-599
Author(s) Ostiguy C., Roberge B., Ménard L., Endo C.A.
Title Best practices guide to synthetic nanoparticle risk management
Bibliographic information Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail du Québec (IRSST), 505 boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal (Quebec) H3A 3C2, Canada, 2009. iv, 59p. Illus. 13 ref. Price: CAD 8.40. Downloadable version (PDF format) free of charge.
Internet access Report_R-599.pdf [in English]
Abstract This best practices guide on the risks related to synthetic nanoparticles proposes a prevention strategy applicable to workers and researchers producing, transforming or using nanoparticles. It is intended for enterprises, researchers and occupational safety and health professionals involved with nanotechnologies. It identifies health, safety and environmental hazards, proposes a procedure for risk evaluation and control, documents current practices worldwide and proposes the content of an enterprise or organization company prevention programme.
Descriptors (primary) Quebec; nanoparticles; limitation of exposure; safe working methods
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
New technologies
Browse category(ies) Nanotechnology and nanoparticles
Risk evaluation