528 Nanotechnolog-E: Explosivity and Environmental Risks

Nanotechnology has been billed as the new Industrial Revolution with miraculous advancements in medicine, electronics, cosmetics, coatings, etc. These tiny materials exhibit unique new properties. While excellent guidance has been developed by the U.S. NIOSH in Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology, guidance on fire protection and environmental issues remain scarce and will be addressed in this presentation.

Instructor(s): Louise E. Vallee, CSP, CIH, CPE, Chubb and Son, Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ
Julia C. Bradley, CSP, Chubb and Son, Inc., Tampa, FL
Erik G. Olsen, CSP, CFPS, Chubb and Son, Inc., Warren, NJ

Level: I