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What are manufactured nanomaterials?Manufactured nanomaterials are materials in which 50 % or more of the particles have one or more dimensions between 1 nm and 100 nm.[1] The smallest nanoparticles are comparable in size to atoms and molecules.…
IntroductionNanomaterials are structures at the nanometre-scale (a nanometre is 10 power of -9 of one metre), a scale, comparable to that of atoms and molecules. Evidence shows that the same substance behaves differently at nanoscale compared to its…
IntroductionThe field of nanotechnology is advancing rapidly and the use of nanomaterials is becoming more common in both our daily lives and our workplaces. This means that more workers performing maintenance work could be exposed to nanomaterials.…
IntroductionThe field of nanotechnology is advancing rapidly and the use of nanomaterials is becoming more common. As is the case with a broad range of industries, the healthcare sector is becoming increasingly influenced by nanotechnology, and this…
IntroductionThis article introduces a number of risk management tools that have been developed to aid in the election of appropriate workplace prevention measures and which could support companies in performing the workplace risk assessment with regard…