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Document ID (ISN)112040
CIS number 11-0690
ISSN - Serial title 1388-0764 - Nanoparticle Research
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Murashov V., Engel S., Savolainen K., Fullam B., Lee M., Kearns P.
Title Occupational safety and health in nanotechnology and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Bibliographic information 2009, Vol.11, p.1587-1591. 21 ref.
Internet access Occupational_safety_and_health.pdf [in English]
Abstract The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an intergovernmental organization, is playing a critical global role in ensuring that emerging technologies, such as nanotechnology, are developed responsibly. This article describes OECD activities around occupational safety and health of nanotechnology and provides state-of-the-science overview resulting from an OECD workshop on exposure assessment and mitigation for nanotechnology workplace.
Descriptors (primary) OECD; nanoparticles; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; nanotechnology
Descriptors (secondary) respirators; threshold limit values; research; conference
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
New technologies
Browse category(ies) Nanotechnology and nanoparticles