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If you register for three-days of education in any combination of one- or two-day seminars or a three-day seminar, you will receive a discount of $25 off of all other seminars.

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  • A workbook for each seminar
  • Three lunches, Monday, Wednesday
    and Friday
  • Luncheon speakers Monday and Wednesday
  • Welcoming reception on Sunday evening

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  • One-day seminars = 0.7 CEU
  • Two-day seminars = 1.4 CEUs
  • Three-day seminars = 2.1 CEUs
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18  Nanotechnology: Being Prepared for the Next Big Thing

February 13, 2008 - 0.7 CEUs, 1.0 IH CM Points #08-2203, 0.44 CHMM CMP

Seminar Description:
An estimated two million workers in the U.S. are currently exposed to nanometer-diameter particles on a regular basis, according to NIOSH. The NanoBusiness Alliance predicts that, Nanotechnology is likely to be the engine of innovation for the next fifty years, creating global economic output from one-three trillion dollars by 2015. Rapid advances in technology create significant challenges and opportunities for safety professionals. In this seminar, you will explore the latest issues associated with nanotechnology and tackle the challenges of what safety assessment you provide your employer/client when nanotech products enter their market, how to explain the risks of nanotechnology to workers and what precautions your organization should be taking now.

Learn to
Articulate the science and business of nanotechnology
Anticipate potential legal, ethical, and societal issues
Recognize safety, health, and environmental hazards associated with nanotechnology
Deliver effective risk communication
Devise strategies to distinguish and advance the role of safety professionals in this expanding technology

Instructor(s): Dan Markiewicz, MS, CSP, CIH, CHMM - President, Markiewicz & Associates Ltd., Toledo, OH