OSHA Fact Sheet: Working Safely with Nanomaterials

OSHA Fact Sheet: Working Safely with Nanomaterials

OSHA Fact Sheet: Working Safely with Nanomaterials

Workers who use nanotechnology in research or production processes may be exposed to nanomaterials through inhalation, skin contact, or ingestion. This fact sheet provides basic information to workers and employers on the most current understanding of potential hazards associated with this rapidly-developing technology and highlights measures to control exposure to nanomaterials in the workplace.

OSHA FS-3634 01/2013

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