NIOSH publishes workplace guidance for protecting workers who handle nanomaterials

Workplace Design Solutions: Protecting Workers during Nanomaterial Reactor Operations
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2018-120
The controls described in this document include enclosures for large and small reactors during harvesting as well as an approach for controlling exposures during reactor cleaning.

Workplace Design Solutions: Protecting Workers during Nanomaterial Reactor Operations
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2018-120
The controls described in this document include enclosures for large and small reactors during harvesting as well as an approach for controlling exposures during reactor cleaning.

Workplace Design Solutions: Protecting Workers during Intermediate and Downstream Processing of Nanomaterials
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2018-122
The controls described in this document include local exhaust ventilation (LEV) such as annular exhaust hoods, enclosures around the emission points, and down flow booths for larger scale processes.

Controlling Health Hazards When Working with Nanomaterials: Questions to Ask Before You Start
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2018-103 (poster)
A poster designed to guide workers on how to prevent exposures to nanomaterials

 

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