NANOPARTICLES SAFETY GUIDE

Publication Date : 2010
206 Visited Entry Date : 2015/03/10

UNITED STATES

English
Document type Guide & Procedure
Subject Risk Assessment and Management
Summary
This document has been written to offer health and safety guidance to faculty, staff, students, and visitors Working with nanotechnology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The purpose of the document is to provide a framework for anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and Controlling the potential hazards associated with nanotechnology; however, the document is not intended to provide stand-alone guidance and should be used in conjunction with the UTHSC-H Chemical Hygiene Plan and in consultation with the office of Safety, Health, Environment, and Risk Management (SHERM).
Content
I. Purpose
II. Introduction
III. Regulations
IV. Hazard Assessments
V. Exposure Routes
VI. Factors Affecting Exposure
VII. Engineering Controls
VIII. Administrative Controls
IX. Work Practices
X. Personal Protective Equipment
XI. Nanoparticle Use in Animals
XII. Spill Cleanup
XIII. Waste Disposal
XIV. Glossary
XV. References
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