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Document ID (ISN)111226
CIS number 10-0751
ISBN(s) 978-85-98117-54-6
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ferreira Jensen T., Gracias Vieira Filho A.
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Nanotechnology: Wonders and uncertainties in the world of chemistry
Original title Nanotecnologias - Maravilhas e incertezas no universo da química [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 06409-002, Brazil, 2010. 20p. Illus.
Internet access Nanotecnologias.pdf [in Portuguese]
Abstract This booklet discusses the impact of nanotechnology on health and the environment in the form of a comic. It shows three employees of a carrier who visit a petrochemical plant where they are told what the nanotechnologies are and their potential risks.
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; training material; risk factors; nanotechnology; new technologies
Descriptors (secondary) warning notices; plant safety and health organization; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
New technologies
Browse category(ies) Nanotechnology and nanoparticles