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New OSHA Guidance on Nanomaterials


Lab personnel are encouraged to review a new fact sheet from OSHA which provides basic information on the most current understanding of potential hazards associated with nanomaterials.  The fact sheet details measures and best practices for controlling exposure, such as engineering and administrative controls, personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical screening and surveillance.


Chemical Safety Board Analysis of Three Laboratory Accidents