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Posted: Apr 07, 2016

Building a safety program to protect the nanotechnology workforce

(Nanowerk News) The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has published Building a Safety Program to Protect the Nanotechnology Workforce: A Guide for Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises (pdf).
Building a Safety Program to Protect the Nanotechnology Workforce
Responsible development of nanotechnologies includes considering and managing the potential, unintended consequences to human health and the environment that might accompany development and use of the technology.

This guide will provide you—the entrepreneurial business owner—with the tools necessary to develop and implement a written health and safety program to protect your most important business asset: your employees and colleagues.

You’ll learn to recognize and control potential hazards and risks from your nanomaterial process that may adversely impact the health, safety, and well-being of your employees and the productivity of your business.
Source: NIOSH
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