Argonne National Laboratory Center for Nanoscale Materials U.S. Department of Energy

Safe Handling of Engineered Nanoscale Materials

Argonne National Laboratory
Building 402 Auditorium
July 7-9, 2008

Personnel associated with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) facilities and other institutions engaged in nanoscale science met at a 2 1/2-day training seminar on management of environmental, worker safety, and worker health (ES&H) concerns in research and development (R&D) environments. The symposium featured talks by nationally and internationally recognized experts on nanoscale material risks and best practices.

Presentations

Title Author Download
Monday
Keynote: Safe Nanotechnology: Setting the Stage for Safe Handling Vicki Colvin (Rice University) (4.9Mb pdf)
HSS Expectations for Nanoscale Safety and Health Patricia Worthington (Office of Health, Safety, and Security) (228kb pdf)
Safe Handling of Engineered Nanoscale Materials: DOE Office of Science Expectations Dr. Altaf H. Carim (Office of Basic Energy Sciences) (464kb pdf)
Nano Risk Management: Evolution of Guidance Scott Walsh (Environmental Defense Fund) (533kb pdf)
Tuesday
Principles of Nanomaterials Toxicology Alison Elder (University of Rochester) (1.5Mb pdf)
Focus on Carbon Nanotubes Alison Elder (University of Rochester) (274kb pdf)
Understanding Cell-Nanoparticle Interactions: Making Nanoparticles More Biocompatible Barbara Panessa-Warren (Brookhaven National Laboratory) (5.3Mb pdf)
Exposure Assessment: Exposure Assessment: Air Sampling Study Tracy Zontek (Western Carolina University) (804kb pdf)
Exposure Assessment: Advance Analytical Techniques Gary Casuccio (RJ LeeGroup, Inc.) (5.2Mb pdf)
Operational Exposure Guides for the Assessment and Control of Nano Materials at CNMS John Jankovic (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) (723kb pdf)
Overview of the DOE Nanoscale Science Research Centers "Approach to Nanoscale Safety" Guidance Document Rick Kelly (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) (816kb pdf)
Aerosol Characterization, Interpretation, and Application of Data John Jankovic (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) (1.3Mb pdf)
Good Practices Wiki Kristen Kulinowski (Rice University) (459kb pdf)
Effectiveness of PPE and Engineering Controls Ron Schaffer (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) (560kb pdf)
Nanoscale Materials and Risk Communication Burton Ogle (Western Carolina University) (4.1Mb pdf)
The Market, Society, and Communicating About Things "Nano" John Carter (U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science) (259kb pdf)
Medical Surveillance and Nanotechnology Workers Peter Lichty (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) (231kb pdf)
Wednesday
Four Approaches to the Environmental Issues of Nanotechnology Barbara Karn (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) (1.1Mb pdf)
Environmental Impacts and Controls Associated with Work Involving Nanomaterials Deborah Bauer (Brookhaven National Laboratory (1.7Mb pdf)
Pharmaceutical Industry's Approach to Safe Handling of New Molecular Entities Donna Heidel (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) (925Mb pdf)
The NIOSH Nanotechnology Field Research Team – A Brief Summary and Update of Activities Charles Geraci (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) (1.8Mb pdf)

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