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Posted: Jun 24, 2011
EU Call for Tenders for a study of the potential impact of nanomaterials at the workplace
(Nanowerk News) The Call for Tenders VT/2011/039 "Study service contract to establish the potential impact of nanomaterials & nanotechnology at the workplace, evaluate the scope and requirements of possible modifications of relevant EU safety & health at work legislation" was published in Official Journal no. 2011/S 109-179079 on 08/06/2011 by the European Commission, Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion DG, Employment and Social Legislation, Social Dialogue Directorate, Health, Security and Hygiene at Work Unit, EMPL B/3.
The deadline for receipt of bids is July 19, 2011.
The objective of the study service contract is "to establish the potential impact of Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology in the Workplace, evaluate the need and scope of possible modifications of relevant EU Safety & Health at Work legislation and elaborate a guidance document to accommodate corresponding risks/concerns, with a view to ultimately ensure adequate protection of workers health and safety from risks inherent to exposure to Nanomaterials and/or Nanotechnology use."
Source: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work