Nanoparticle Safety and Health Guidelines

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

UNITED STATES

English
Document type Guide & Procedure
Subject Risk Assessment and Management ; Occupational Safety
Summary
The purpose of this document is to outline safety and health guidelines for the safe handling and disposal of nanoparticles utilized or generated during research projects. This document is intended to provide guidance for small scale laboratory projects.
Content
PURPOSE

DEFINITIONS AND BACKGROUND

EXPOSURE PATHWAYS AND COMMON TASKS THAT COULD RESULT IN EXPOSURE

METHODS OF EXPOSURE CONTROL
Engineering Controls
Administrative Controls
PPE and Laboratory Protection

WASTE DISPOSAL, DECONTAMINATION, AND SPILL PROCEDURES
Waste Disposal Procedures
Decontamination and Spill Cleanup Procedures

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