This factsheet provides a short introduction to nanomaterials and the risks they pose to workers’ safety and health. It explains how workers may encounter nanomaterials when undertaking maintenance work and it presents information on what should be done to prevent exposure.
silver nanoparticles, titanium dioxide particles, nano silica, Silica, Carbon nanotubes, Carbon black (Pigments), Carbides (e.g. WC, TiC, SiC), nitrides (e.g. TiN, CrN), metals (e.g. W, Ti) or ceramics (e.g. Al2O3, Cr2O3), Iron oxides, Zirconium dioxide, Copper oxides, Gold nanoparticles