WHO document Dec 2017
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently published an international guideline to protect workers against potential occupational health risks from manufactured nanomaterials. The guideline, which is addressed to governments and experts in the more than 180 member states of the WHO, contains recommendations for the assessment of risks and suitable occupational safety measures when handling manufactured nanomaterials. Expert guidance from the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) was included in the guideline. With the publication of the guideline"WHO...

UBA report 01/2018
Beginning of January 2018, the German Environment Agency (UBA) has published a report summarising the contents and outcomes of the October 2017 scientific stakeholder meeting on nanomaterials in the environment. The meeting focused on the regulatory relevant results of German and European research projects on nanomaterials in the environment. By this, it provided a forum for participants to present the state of the knowledge on environmental nanosafety in a regulatory context as well as to discuss the scientific results and their regulatory relevance between affected...


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