Study Suggests Ranking Procedure to Prioritize Release Assessments of Engineered Nanomaterials

nano-blogFrom the abstract, “The present analysis suggests that process-based release potential can be ranked, thus helping to prioritize release assessments, which is useful for tiered exposure assessment approaches and for guiding the implementation of workplace safety strategies. The contextual information provided in the literature was often insufficient to directly link release to exposure. The studies that did allow an analysis suggested that significant worker exposure might mainly occur when engineering safeguards and personal protection strategies were not carried out as recommended.”

Source: PubMed Abstract

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