Occupational safety and health in nanotechnology and Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Murashov-V; Engel-S; Savolainen-K; Fullam-B; Lee-M; Kearns-P
J Nanoparticle Res 2009 Oct; 11(7):1587-1591
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.
Exposure-assessment; Exposure-levels; Exposure-methods; Occupational-exposure; Occupational-health; Regulations; Risk-factors Standards; Nanotechnology;
Author Keywords: Nanotechnology; Nanomaterials; Exposure assessment; Exposure mitigation; Exposure measurement; International collaborations; Global harmonization; EHS
Vladimir Murashov, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 395 E Street S.W., Suite 9200, 20201 Washington, DC, USA
Journal of Nanoparticle Research