Best Practices Guidance for Nanomaterial Risk Management in the Workplace

Posted On: 01/12/16

"Today’s nanotechnologies can substantially improve the properties of a wide range of products in all sectors of activity, from the manufacture of materials with ground-breaking performance to medical diagnostics and treatment—yet they raise major technological, economic, ethical, social and environmental questions. Some of the spinoffs we can expect include the emergence of new markets, job creation, improvements in quality of life and contributions to protection of the environment. The impact of nanotechnologies is already being felt in sectors as diverse as agroprocessing, cosmetics, construction, healthcare and the aerospace industry..."  - IRSST

Resource:

http://www.irsst.qc.ca/en/publications-tools/publication/i/100851/n/best-practices-nanomaterial-risk-management-workplace