Essential features for proactive risk management.
Nat Nanotechnol 2009 Aug; 4(8):467-470
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.
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
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