Workplace exposure to nanoparticles
03/06/2009 Type: Literature reviews 91 pages

Workplace exposure to nanoparticles

Keywords:Accident prevention, Agriculture, Construction, Dangerous substances, Emerging risks, Health Care, Mainstreaming OSH into education, Nanomaterials, Statistics, Women and OSH

Nanomaterials possess various new properties and their industrial use creates new opportunities, but they also present new risks and uncertainties. Growing production and use of nanomaterials result in an increasing number of workers and consumers exposed to nanomaterials. This leads to a greater need for information on possible health and environmental effects of nanomaterials.

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