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Nanotechnology: Health & Safety Exposures in a Shrinking World

Description: Understanding nanotechnology exposures and controls requires separating myth, hype and misconception from the reality of today’s nano research, processes and products. Business pressures are great to capitalize on nano processes and products. Many health and safety exposures are the same as in other technology manufacturing sectors. However in other areas exposures are different or not quantified. Regulators and safety and health professionals are struggling to stay abreast in a constantly changing industry with unlimited potential.
  Instructor(s): William E. Barr, CSP, ARM, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, Pleasanton, CA
  Level: I