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cover page for document 2018-120

Workplace Design Solutions: Protecting Workers during Nanomaterial Reactor Operations
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2018-120
The controls described in this document include enclosures for large and small reactors during harvesting as well as an approach for controlling exposures during reactor cleaning.

 

cover page for document 2018-121

Workplace Design Solutions: Protecting Workers during the Handling of Nanomaterials
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2018-121
The controls described in this document include chemical fume hoods, nanomaterial handling enclosures, biological safety cabinets, and glove boxes.

 

cover page for document 2018-122

Workplace Design Solutions: Protecting Workers during Intermediate and Downstream Processing of Nanomaterials
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2018-122
The controls described in this document include local exhaust ventilation (LEV) such as annular exhaust hoods, enclosures around the emission points, and down flow booths for larger scale processes.

Controlling Health Hazards When Working with Nanomaterials: Questions to Ask Before You Start February 2018 – DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2018-103

Controlling Health Hazards When Working with Nanomaterials: Questions to Ask Before You Start
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2018-103
A poster designed to guide workers on how to prevent exposures to nanomaterials

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Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology, Managing the Health and Safety Concerns Associated with Engineered Nanomaterials
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2009-125
Managing the Health and Safety Concerns Associated with Engineered Nanomaterials

 

 

Building a Safety Program to Protect the Nanotechnology Workforce: A Guide for Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2016-102
Building a Safety Program to Protect the Nanotechnology Workforce

 

 

Current Intelligence Bulletin 65
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2013-145
Occupational Exposure to Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers

 

 

Current Strategies for Engineering Controls in Nanomaterial Production and Downstream Handling Processes
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2014-102
The focus of this document is to identify and describe strategies for the engineering control of worker exposure during the production or use of engineered nanomaterials.

 

 

Current Intelligence Bulletin 63:Occupational Exposure to Titanium Dioxide
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2011-160

 

 

Current Intelligence Bulletin 60: Interim Guidance for Medical Screening and Hazard Surveillance for Workers Potentially Exposed to Engineered Nanoparticles

DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2009-116

 

 

General Safe Practices for Working with Engineered Nanomaterials in Research Laboratories
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2012-147
Français (French)

 

Safe Nanotechnology in the Workplace
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2008-112

NIOSH Publications

The following NIOSH publications provide useful information about the NIOSH nanotechnology program.

 

 

Protecting the Nanotechnology Workforce
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2014-106
NIOSH Nanotechnology Research and Guidance Strategic Plan, 2013-2016

 

 

Filling the Knowledge Gaps for Safe Nanotechnology in the Workplace
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2013-101
A Progress Report from the NIOSH Nanotechnology Research Center, 2004–2011

 

Strategic Plan for NIOSH Nanotechnology Research and Guidance
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2010-105
Filling the Knowledge Gaps

 

Progress Toward Safe Nanotechnology in the Workplace
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2010-104
A Report from the NIOSH Nanotechnology Research Center

 

Progress Toward Safe Nanotechnology in Workplace
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2007-123
A report from the NIOSH Nanotechnology Research Center

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