Progress and Current Issues in Nanotechnology—Occupational Risk Assessment and Management

Wednesday, May 25 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Nanotechnology, Risk Assessment and Management, Science Symposia, Sensor Technologies

Arranger: M. Shepard, Colden Corporation, Ballston Lake, NY. Moderator: M. Shepard, Colden Corporation, Ballston Lake, NY. Monitors: P. Webb, Colden Corporation, Worcester, MA; J. Baker, Bureau Veritas North America Inc., The Woodlands, TX.

The presentations will highlight the current state of the science and practices for nanomaterial risk assessment and management, including updates on key initiatives and research, as well as program management strategies and resources for EHS practitioners.

Characterizing Toxicity Associated with Occupational Exposures at Different Stages in the Life Cycle of Nanomaterials J. Roberts, CDC/NIOSH, Morgantown, WV.

Medical Surveillance and Biomonitoring in Nanomaterial Worker Risk Assessment and Management M. Barrie, ORAU, Oak Ridge, TN.

Hazard Communication and Stewardship for Products Containing Nanomaterials R. Goldman, 3M, Saint Paul, MN.

Harnessing Sensors for Nano, Nano for Sensors, and Informatics for Impact M. Hoover, CDC/NIOSH, Morgantown, WV.