Resource Review: Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials

Nanotechnology training.

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Online Training

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This seven-module training course is designed to be taught over an 8-hour period by two instructors. It is now an online course that provides the PowerPoint slides for each module plus a student manual. The seven modules are as follows:

  1. Introduction to Nanomaterials and Occupational Health
  2. What Workers Need to Know about Nanomaterial Toxicology
  3. Assessing Exposure to Nanomaterials
  4. Controlling Exposures to Nanomaterials
  5. Risk Management and Hazard Communications
  6. Regulations and Standards Relevant to Nanomaterial Workkplaces
  7. Tools and Resources for Further Study


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