Nanotechnology Environmental Health And Safety: Risks, Regulation, And Management

Paperback | October 30, 2017

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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.

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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. Cont...

School of Public Health, University of Michigan

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:William Andrew PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128101350

ISBN - 13:9780128101353

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. What are the warning signs we should be looking for?
  3. Are we willing to heed the lessons of the past? Nanomaterials and Australia's asbestos legacy
  4. Characterization of Nanomaterials for Nano EHS studies
  5. Toxicological Studies with Nanoscale Materials - what we've learned so far
  6. Nanomaterials ecotoxicology: a case study with nanosilvers
  7. A Case Study of a Nanoscale-Research Facility Safety through Design and Operation
  8. A Nanomaterial Registry
  9. Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Shaping the Nanotechnologies Landscape through Regulatory Choice
  10. A Nanotechnology Legal Framework
  11. Nanotechnology Risk Management: An Insurance Industry Perspective
  12. Commercialization of Cellulose Nanocrystal (NCCTM) Production: A business case focusing on the importance of proactive EHS management
  13. Nanomaterials and Health - Implications for Medicines, Energy, and Food
  14. Nanoinformatics: data driven materials design for health and environmental needs
  15. Nano EHS threats of the future
  16. Nanotechnology: A Sustainable Industrial Revolution?