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WSLH Board Presentation: Nanotechnology
November 18, 2008 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
- George Gruetzmacher, PhD, CIH, PE, Industrial Hygiene Consultant-Engineer, WSLH
The term nanoparticles has become a high-tech buzzword. Materials science is now developing extremely small particles that have new and different properties. Industrial Hygiene Consultant-Engineer George Gruetzmacher, PhD, CIH, PE, reviews the basics of nanotechnology, outlines issues regarding human health hazards, lists current uses of nanomaterials, identifies potential occupational controls and lists current research issues regarding health exposure. Gruetzmacher works in the WisCon on-site occupational safety and health consultation program at the WSLH.
Webcast (Windows Media, 225 kbps)