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Essential features for proactive risk management.

Authors
Murashov-V; Howard-J
Source
Nat Nanotechnol 2009 Aug; 4(8):467-470
NIOSHTIC No.
20035818
Abstract
We propose a proactive approach to the management of occupational health risks in emerging technologies based on six features: qualitative risk assessment; the ability to adapt strategies and refine requirements; an appropriate level of precaution; global applicability; the ability to elicit voluntary cooperation by companies; and stakeholder involvement.
Keywords
Exposure-methods; Health-programs; Health-standards; Occupational-exposure; Occupational-health; Occupational-health-programs; Occupational-health-services; Protective-measures; Qualitative-analysis; Risk-analysis; Risk-factors; Standards
Contact
Vladimir Murashov, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, 395 E Street S.W., Suite 9200, Washington, DC 20201
Publication Date
20090801
Document Type
Journal Article
Email Address
vladimir.murashov@cdc.hhs.gov
Fiscal Year
2009
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
8
ISSN
1748-3387
NIOSH Division
OD
Source Name
Nature Nanotechnology
State
DC
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