Nanotechnology Safety Book

Nanotechnology Safety


  • Author : Ramazan Asmatulu
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2013-06-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444594587

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Nanotechnology Safety Book Description :

Nanotechnology is a new and emerging discipline that is multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary. The usage of nanosystems, nanomaterials, nano-devices, etc. permeates all aspects of society. Cancer targeting and curing nanosystems are being introduced into the biomedical and pharmaceutical industries; so are lightweight energy absorbing or blast-proof nanohybrid material in the aerospace, automotive and marine industries and high-efficiency energy harvesting nanomaterials, etc. Society has a vested interest in knowing how these new materials, devices and systems are changing the economy and similar landscapes. The book outlines the regulatory and environmental issues related to nanotechnology per industry, offers guidelines in assessing the risks and discusses the legal and socioeconomical issues involved. Case studies will be utilized to provide examples of the positive and negative impacts of nanotechnology. Provides an overview and the basis for understanding the critical importance of the reactivity and efficacy of nanomaterials and the emerging role of nanotechnology in society Explains the fundamentals, ethics, regulatory and environmental issues of nanosafety and how they shape the emerging nanotechnology industry and markets and includes extensive lists of glossary terms, terminologies and concepts needed for Material Data Safety Sheets Discusses the relevance and specificity of nanosafety issues per industry and includes discussions on the "Homeland Security and Infrastructure Industries" of interest to society in general Includes nanotechnology risk assessment and delineates and quantifies the risk assessment process for nanotechnology safety of paramount importance to most industries and systems Outlines the legal and intellectual property ramifications of nanotechnology and its impact on productivity and society

Nanotechnology Safety Book

Nanotechnology Safety


  • Author : H.A. Stretz
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-06-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128083093

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Nanotechnology Safety Book Description :

The status of regulation of nanotechnology, as it relates to manufacture and use of inorganic engineered nanoparticles, is reviewed, with discussion of how soft law (or the individual protocols and lobbying of stakeholders) is evolving into hard law in the United States. Several instances of the history of development of hard law in the United Status, specifically EPA-based significant new use rules (SNUR) for several nanoparticles is described, including carbon nanotubes and siloxane-modified silica and alumina. A global perspective of the actions of stakeholders is also reviewed. Selected literature citations are tabulated to aid the interested reader in self-informing on the risks and potential for toxicity of certain nanoparticles as each laboratory and industrial concern in the readership takes steps to assess risk for, prevent, prepare for, and respond to the potential for unintended exposures.

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety Book

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety


  • Author : Matthew Hull
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455731909

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Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety Book Description :

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety, Second Edition focuses not only on the impact of nanotechnology and the discipline of nanotoxicity, but also explains each of these disciplines through in the context of management requirements and via risk scenarios — providing an overview of regulation, risk management, and exposure. Contributors thoroughly explain environmental health and safety (EHS) issues, financial implications, foreseeable risks (e.g., exposure, dose, hazards of nanomaterials), occupational hygiene, and consumer protection. Key new chapters have been included covering eco-toxicity, nanomedicine, informatics, and future threats. New case studies have also been added, including a chapter on the impact of nanosilver on the environment, as well as an assessment of how well lessons have been learned from the past, such as in the case of asbestos. The book also makes a business case for the importance of proactive EHS management - essential reading for existing or prospective producers of nanoscale products. Practical guidance on risk management and mitigation across different legislative frameworks worldwide Reviews toxicological studies and industrial initiatives, supported by numerous case studies Includes extensive new material on the implications of nanotechnology for medicine, energy and food, as well as assessing future threats.

The ELSI Handbook of Nanotechnology Book

The ELSI Handbook of Nanotechnology


  • Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-05-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119591603

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The ELSI Handbook of Nanotechnology Book Description :

This Handbook focuses on the recent advancements in Safety, Risk, Ethical Society and Legal Implications (ESLI) as well as its commercialization of nanotechnology, such as manufacturing. Nano is moving out of its relaxation phase of scientific route, and as new products go to market, organizations all over the world, as well as the general public, are discussing the environmental and health issues associated with nanotechnology. Nongovernmental science organizations have long since reacted; however, now the social sciences have begun to study the cultural portent of nanotechnology. Societal concerns and their newly constructed concepts, show nanoscience interconnected with the economy, ecology, health, and governance. This handbook addresses these new challenges and is divided into 7 sections: Nanomaterials and the Environment; Life Cycle Environmental Implications of Nanomanufacturing; Bioavailability and Toxicity of Manufactured Nanoparticles in Terrestrial Environments; Occupational Health Hazards of Nanoparticles; Ethical Issues in Nanotechnology; Commercialization of Nanotechnology; Legalization of Nanotechnology.

Nanotechnology Safety Book

Nanotechnology Safety


  • Author : Cajetan M. Akujuobi
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-06-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128083161

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Nanotechnology Safety Book Description :

Nanotechnology is one of the emerging areas of science, mathematics, technology, and engineering in the 21st century. It has been instrumental in the manufacture of a variety of new products. These products are a result of our exploitation of the unique properties of matter that can emerge in scales of 1 to 100 nanometers. Although the great advantages of nanotechnology and its related products can be exploited, there is still much that can be done in exploring related safety issues, especially as they relate to the electronics and telecommunications industries, which is the subject of this chapter. These safety concerns relate to the potential detrimental effects of nanotechnology materials and devices on humans and the environment. The safety issues must be addressed to protect life and the environment while enhancing innovation, public confidence, and societal benefits that nanotechnology can offer as it is applied to the electronics and telecommunications industries.

Nanotechnology Safety Book

Nanotechnology Safety


  • Author : Waseem S. Khan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-06-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128083062

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Nanotechnology Safety Book Description :

Nanotechnology is the fastest-growing technology in the world, and it is also called the Industrial Revolution of the twenty-first century. Many research, development, and manufacturing methods have been used globally to develop better and safer nanomaterials for various applications. Nanotechnology teaches us the critical properties of day-to-day materials and structures. The invention of the scanning tunneling microscope (STM), carbon nanotubes (CNTs), and fullerenes (or buckyballs) laid a path toward nanotechnology because atomic- and molecular-level studies could be performed using the STM and nanomaterials. Today this technology is employed in various fields such as engineering, technology, applied sciences, biomedical, pharmaceuticals, food and agriculture, and construction industries. The number of technical articles and patents related to nanotechnology and nanoproducts has been continuously increasing for nearly two decades. Within 10 or 15 years, it is expected that the industrial production of nanotechnology will be worth over $1 trillion. Thus, this technology will drastically change science, education, manufacturing, and the lifestyles of people around the world.

Nanotechnology Safety Book

Nanotechnology Safety


  • Author : Walt Trybula
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-06-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128083192

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Nanotechnology Safety Book Description :

Nanotechnology has been promoted as the “next big thing” that will transform everyday life through the creation of numerous new products and enhanced materials for improved quality of life. Numerous applications that incorporate lighter-weight but stronger materials have been in such everyday products as golf clubs and structural elements. Medical applications of nanotechnology promise to yield medical solutions that provide for improved disease control and improved biocompatible materials. However, there is a need to consider the potential risk of using materials where their potential impact on both people and the environment may be unknown. As with working with any unknowns, a risk assessment needs to be employed. This chapter provides basic considerations for risk management, an overview of regulations that can impact nanotechnology efforts, and a short list of various Website references that are pertinent to the overall subject of nanotechnology risk efforts.

Nanotechnology Safety Book

Nanotechnology Safety


  • Author : Charles C. Blatchley
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-06-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128083116

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Nanotechnology Safety Book Description :

Nanomaterials are of interest in many biomedical applications for potential enhancements in structural strength of bone implants, controlled drug release, improved chemical interactions, and scaffolding for cell in-growth and tissue replacement. Unfortunately, the key changes in material properties that enhance performance seem to lead in some cases to increased toxicity. By shifting the distribution of wear particle sizes to smaller individual particles, adverse effects may be created, either directly from the nanoparticle interactions or through intermediary species, such as reactive oxygen. Either way, biological activity often seems to be dependent on particle size, and deleterious side effects and workplace hazards must be evaluated and avoided.

Nanotechnology Safety Book

Nanotechnology Safety


  • Author : Madhulika Srikanth
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-06-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128083130

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Nanotechnology Safety Book Description :

The importance of construction and infrastructures cannot be undermined. Buildings, roads, bridges, dams, transportation systems, and other infrastructures have brought the nations of the world together in many ways and made it a much smaller place. This chapter mainly talks about the world’s construction industry and the advancement of new materials and technologies in the field of nanotechnology. It also discusses the shift toward sustainable development in the construction industry and how this development is applied by construction companies. Nanotechnology is pushing construction and infrastructure industries to use more efficient nanomaterials in order to make “smarter” building structures and infrastructures. However, the role of various nanomaterials in the construction industry has been debated. The widespread trend of using nanomaterials has been discouraged because of the biological and environmental health and safety impacts of using nanomaterials in construction and infrastructures. Governmental agencies are currently playing a major role in establishing rules and regulations that govern proper and efficient handling and use of nanomaterials. This study provides a look at the current situation and offers suggestions for continuing on our path toward sustainable development in the field.

Nanotechnology Safety and Health Book

Nanotechnology Safety and Health


  • Author : Elizabeth F. Jenkins
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Electronic books
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN 10 : 1611223652

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Nanotechnology Safety and Health Book Description :

The rapid spread of nanotechnology threatens to outpace knowledge about its attendant safety and health risks. As nanotechnology moves forward into all avenues of commerce, stakeholders from industry, academia, labor, occupational safety and health professions, and government must make a concerted effort to identify and characterize the human health hazards associated with Nanomaterials. The NIOSH continues to play an active role in this process. This book provides an overview of the NIOSH's continuing oversight and strategic planning of nanotechnology research and guidance with regard to their safety and health effects.

Nanotechnology   Toxicological Issues and Environmental Safety Book
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Nanotechnology Toxicological Issues and Environmental Safety


  • Author : P.P. Simeonova
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-05-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9781402060762

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Nanotechnology Toxicological Issues and Environmental Safety Book Description :

This book provides a summary of the state-of-art knowledge on nanomaterials and nanoparticles. It examines toxicological issues, risk assessment and control measures, public participation and educational/ethical issues, as well as institutional mechanisms and status reports from various countries. Coverage also details collaborations in the field of nanotechnology regarding safe application and development.

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety Book

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety


  • Author : Abhishek Gupta
  • Publisher : Arcler Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN 10 : 1774073358

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Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety Book Description :

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety informs the readers about the quantitative analysis and the safety issues of nanotechnology in the healthcare research. It throws light on the relation between nanotechnology and the occupational health and enumerates the various risks and benefits for medical diagnosis and treatment. Also discussed in the book nanotechnology-related environment, health, and safety research, the ergonomic challenges for nanotechnology safety and health practices, the ethical and scientific issues of nanotechnology in the workplace, management of nanomaterials safety in research environment, risk assessment and risk management of nanomaterials in the workplace and the prospects of using nanotechnology for food preservation, safety, and security.

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety Book

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety


  • Author : Matthew Hull
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-11-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 0815519826

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Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety Book Description :

This book tackles the debate over nanotechnology's environmental health and safety (EHS) by thoroughly explaining EHS issues, financial implications, foreseeable risks (i.e. exposure, dose, hazards of nanomaterials), and the implications of occupational hygiene precautions and consumer protections. Real-world case studies are included, e.g. the discussion of a leading chemical company's unusual pairing with the USA's largest environmental NGO, and an innovative program designed for small- to mid-sized businesses, which became a model approach for proactive nanotechnology EHS risk management. Considers the potential of nanotechnology from multiple perspectives (NGO, insurance industry, small business, etc) Provides guidance and advice for appropriate, proactive risk management strategies Reviews toxicological studies and industrial initiatives, documented with actual case studies Of significant interest to CEOs/CTOs of technology companies (SMEs), Health and Safety officers of technology companies (SMEs), Government officials (HSE), Toxicology experts, and venture capitalists

Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology Book

Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology


  • Author : Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release Date : 2013-10-25
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 102
  • ISBN 10 : 1492952117

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Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology Book Description :

NIOSH has developed this document to provide an overview of what is known about the potential hazards of engineered nanoparticles and measures that can be taken to minimize workplace exposures. The authors detail a summary of findings and key recommendations.

Nanotechnology Characterization Tools for Environment  Health  and Safety Book

Nanotechnology Characterization Tools for Environment Health and Safety


  • Author : Challa S.S.R. Kumar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662596005

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Nanotechnology Characterization Tools for Environment Health and Safety Book Description :

Tenth volume of a 40 volume series on nanoscience and nanotechnology, edited by the renowned scientist Challa S.S.R. Kumar. This handbook gives a comprehensive overview about Nanotechnology Characterization Tools for Environment, Health, and Safety. Modern applications and state-of-the-art techniques are covered and make this volume an essential reading for research scientists in academia and industry.

Nanotechnology Safety Book

Nanotechnology Safety


  • Author : Ramazan Asmatulu
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-06-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128083154

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Nanotechnology Safety Book Description :

Nonrenewable sources of energy have been rapidly growing in recent years and research emphasis has been directed to the utilization of renewable energy sources for a cleaner and healthier environment. For over two decades, researchers have investigated many possibilities in terms of renewable energies to generate sustainable energy. Solar cells, fuel cells, photoelectrolysis, supercapacitors, batteries, and wind turbines have the potential to be efficient methods to directly convert one state of energy into another one. In these new energy systems, various types of nanotechnology and their products have been utilized to increase the efficiencies of these energy systems. However, these new developments also bring many uncertainties and risks to human health and the environment. Therefore, the future of nanotechnology depends mainly on public acceptance of the risks associated with the use of nanomaterials and their benefits. Risk assessment of nanomaterials is mainly the basis of formulating guidelines of protecting human health and the environment. This chapter provides information on the current state of nanomaterials used by the energy industry and offers suggestions for continuing our path toward sustainable development in the energy field.

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety Book

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety


  • Author : Matthew Hull
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-11-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 0815519826

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Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety Book Description :

This book tackles the debate over nanotechnology's environmental health and safety (EHS) by thoroughly explaining EHS issues, financial implications, foreseeable risks (i.e. exposure, dose, hazards of nanomaterials), and the implications of occupational hygiene precautions and consumer protections. Real-world case studies are included, e.g. the discussion of a leading chemical company's unusual pairing with the USA's largest environmental NGO, and an innovative program designed for small- to mid-sized businesses, which became a model approach for proactive nanotechnology EHS risk management. Considers the potential of nanotechnology from multiple perspectives (NGO, insurance industry, small business, etc) Provides guidance and advice for appropriate, proactive risk management strategies Reviews toxicological studies and industrial initiatives, documented with actual case studies Of significant interest to CEOs/CTOs of technology companies (SMEs), Health and Safety officers of technology companies (SMEs), Government officials (HSE), Toxicology experts, and venture capitalists

Review of the Federal Strategy for Nanotechnology Related Environmental  Health  and Safety Research Book

Review of the Federal Strategy for Nanotechnology Related Environmental Health and Safety Research


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2009-02-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN 10 : 0309185831

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Review of the Federal Strategy for Nanotechnology Related Environmental Health and Safety Research Book Description :

This new book from the National Research Council finds serious weaknesses in the government's plan for research on the potential health and environmental risks posed by nanomaterials, which are increasingly being used in consumer goods and industry. An effective national plan for identifying and managing potential risks is essential to the successful development and public acceptance of nanotechnology-enabled products. The book recommends a robust national strategic plan for addressing nanotechnology-related EHS risks, which will need to focus on promoting research that can assist all stakeholders, including federal agencies, in planning, controlling, and optimizing the use of engineered nanomaterials while minimizing EHS effects of concern to society. Such a plan will ensure the timely development of engineered nanoscale materials that will bring about great improvements in the nation's health, its environmental quality, its economy, and its security.

Nanotechnology  Accuracy of Data on Federally Funded Environmental  Health  and Safety Research Could Be Improved Book

Nanotechnology Accuracy of Data on Federally Funded Environmental Health and Safety Research Could Be Improved


  • Author : Robert A. Robinson
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 14
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437904352

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Nanotechnology Accuracy of Data on Federally Funded Environmental Health and Safety Research Could Be Improved Book Description :

In March 2008, a report was issued which reviewed the Nat. Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), a multi-agency effort. The NNI coordinates the nanotechnology-related activities of 25 federal agencies that fund nano-scale research or have a stake in the results. A key research area related to studying the potential environmental, health, and safety (EHS) risks that may result from exposure to nano-scale materials. Here is a summary of the findings of the 3/08 report, focusing on: (1) the extent to which selected agencies conducted EHS research in FY2006; (2) the reasonableness of the agencies¿ and the NNI¿s processes to identify and prioritize EHS research; and (3) the effectiveness of the agencies¿ and the NNI¿s process to coordinate EHS research.