The protection of the workforce is paramount. The ongoing discoveries of nanotechnology-based phenomena and effects and the identification of nanotechnologies as a Key Enabling Technology (KET) to innovation initiatives has led to an increased push to researching the technologies’ potential in providing solutions to current challenges in almost all industrial sectors. Some of these sectors are experienced with the use of potentially dangerous materials, intermediates and equipment, while others need to be guided and trained, in order to adequately protect their workforce.

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Nano opinion in EUON from EU-OSHA

The EUON (European Observatory on Nanomaterials) hosted by ECHA, has a nano opinion section where EU-OSHA (European Agency for Safety and Health at Work) published on 12 November  '