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Sustainable Nanomanufacturing Chapter 2

Key Elements of a Responsible Development Plan for Nanomanufacturing

L.L. Hodson, C.L. Geraci
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, United States

pp. 97 - 100

Keywords: responsible development

Responsible development of nanotechnologies includes considering and managing the potential, unintended consequences to human health and the environment that might accompany development and use of the technology. Key to ensuring the safety of your business, particularly when resources are limited, is to prevent occupational exposures and accidents before they happen.