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NIOSH Publishes Guidelines on Working with Nanomaterials in Research Labs

Posted in on Thu, Jul 12, 2012

In May, NIOSH published the document General Safe Practices for Working with Engineered Nanomaterials in Research Laboratories   [PDF - 2.13 MB] providing recommendations on engineering controls and safe practices for handling engineered nanomaterials in laboratories and some pilot scale operations.  NIOSH states that the guidance was designed to be used together with well-established practices and the laboratory’s chemical hygiene plan.

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