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Safety experts ill-equipped to handle nanotechnology in workplace

ement good hygiene practices in the workplace with nano-specific knowledge. Until more research data is available, Maynard proposes developing a "control banding" approach to nanotechnology workplace risk--a course of action that is between inaction and banning all nanomaterials as hazardous. This could involve selecting appropriate control approaches based on a nanomaterial "impact index" centered on composition-based hazard, and perturbations associated with their nanostructure--like particle size, shape, surface area and activity, and bulk-size hazard--and on an "exposure index" representing the amount of material used and its "dustiness."


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Contact: Dana Steinberg
Dana.Steinberg@wilsoncenter.org
202-691-4038
Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies
28-Dec-2006


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