Hazard Identification – Engineered Nanoparticles

Identifying hazards is the first step in the risk assessment process, but to do this effectively the hazards must be understood. Engineered nanoparticles, like carbon nanotubes, are beginning to show up in a wide variety of products. The problem is that their hazards are not well understood.

Check out this article from IHSN magazine on this subject

Author: Doug Nix

+DougNix is Managing Director and Principal Consultant at Compliance InSight Consulting, Inc. (http://www.complianceinsight.ca) in Kitchener, Ontario, and is Lead Author and Managing Editor of the Machinery Safety 101 blog.

Doug's work includes teaching machinery risk assessment techniques privately and through Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in Kitchener, Ontario, as well as providing technical services and training programs to clients related to risk assessment, industrial machinery safety, safety-related control system integration and reliability, laser safety and regulatory conformity.

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