By Christian Earl Henry Beaudrie . February 2013
A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of philosophy in the Faculty of Graduate Studies (Resource Management and Environmental Studies) the University of British Columbia Vancouver.
This thesis investigates the challenges that nanotechnologies pose for risk regulation, and aims to [...]
Written by COS staff 31 October 2012 CSA Group has announced Canada’s first adopted International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard on nanotechnologies. CSA Z12885, Nanotechnologies — Exposure control program for engineered nanomaterials in occupational settings provides guidance for the safe use of nanomaterials in the workplace. Source:http://www.cos-mag.com/hygiene/hygiene-stories/canada-adopts-international-standard-on-controlling-nanotechnology-exposure.html
The GoodNanoGuide is a collaboration platform designed to enhance the ability of experts to exchange ideas on how best to handle nanomaterials in an occupational setting. It is meant to be an interactive forum that fills the need for up-to-date information about current good workplace practices, highlighting new practices as they develop.
By Tim Dodge, Insurance data Standards , 25, 04, 2012 The risk goes beyond workers’ compensation and commercial general liability insurance… Source:http://www.acord.org/about/NewsCenter/news/Pages/20120425_nanotechnology.aspx
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In a paper published in the journal Integrative Biology (« Common pitfalls in nanotechnology: lessons learned from NCI’s Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory »), the NCL team shared some of the lessons they have learned…
By Steve SuppanInstitute for Agriculture and Trade Policy . Published May 2012
Nanotechnology-based food and health products and food packaging materials are available to consumers in some countries already, and additional products and applications are currently in the research and development stage, and some may reach the market soon. In view of such [...]
The activities of the Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (IHCP) in this area are concerned with detection and characterisation of nanomaterials. In addition, the Institute provides the international community with nanomaterials for testing and maintains corresponding databases regarding information relevant for safety, hazard, exposure and a product inventory type of information.
By Jennifer Sass Posted January 26, 2012 in Curbing Pollution Environmental Justice, Health and the Environment, U.S. Law and Policy
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has conditionally registered nanosilver for use in textiles including such things as clothing, baby blankets, and pillow cases.
Research projects on EHS aspects of nanotechnology in the 7 th Framework Program of the EU . May 2012
This dossier describes a selection of 22 current projects dealing with safety research as related to nanotechnology.
Organisé par le Laboratoire d’Innovation et d’Analyse de Bioperformance (LIAB). Ce mini symposium aura lieu le jeudi 21 Juin 2012 entre 9 h 30 et 12 h au local 1035 du Pavillon J. A. Bombardier de l’École Polytechnique de Montréal.
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