Silver nanoparticles: no more than 0.9 μg/m3 over 8 hours to protect workers’ health

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Because of the adverse lung and liver effects of nano silver, the U.S. National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOSH) has established an occupational exposure limit value (OELV) recommendation for silver nanoparticles of 0.9 μg/m3 over an 8-hour weighted average concentration.

Upcoming Nano Agenda

7
Déc.
2023
Nanomaterials and REACh (LNE, Paris)
Paris
Training
14
Mars
2024
Nanoparticles in everyday products (ATC, Paris)
Paris
Training
  • This module is part of the training program “Interactions between toxic chemicals and the human organism”, open to anyone with a basic scientific education (bachelor’s degree or professional experience).
  • Organizers: Association Toxicologie Chimie(ATC)
  • Speaker : Nicole PROUST, Research Engineer, CNRS Honorary Research Director, Specialist in Nanotechnologies, Arsenic, Electromagnetic Waves, Palaiseau, France
  • Website: www.atctoxicologie.fr/notre-formation.html
7
Oct.
2024
Characterizing and preventing risks related to manufactured nanomaterials and ultrafine particles (INRS, Vandœuvre-Lès-Nancy)
Nancy
Training
  • Training intended for occupational physicians, occupational risk prevention specialists (IPRP), company prevention specialists, prevention department staff from Carsat, Cramif and CGSS, institutional prevention specialists (Dreets, Dreal, MSA…).
  • Organizer: French National institute of research and security (INRS)
  • October 7 to 11, 2024
  • Website: www.inrs.fr/…/formation/…stages…JA1030_2024