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Description

PREREQUISITE:
This module and all other modules in the Occupational and Nanotechnology Health and Safety Series require that you first complete PubH X600: Occupational and Nanotechnology Health and Safety Pre-course Survey  There are 19 modules in the series. You will only need to complete the survey one time regardless of the number of modules you chose to complete.

(This module is one of 5 units comprising the first section of METPHAST: Introduction to Occupational Hygiene.  There are 15 modules on Nanotechnology Health and Safety, as well. See the section "Additional Information" for more details about these modules.)

 

Outline

   This module will cover nanomaterial

    a.    Sources

    b.    Routes of human exposures

    c.    Ecological effects

    d.    Concentration measurements in various media

 

Objectives

 

By the end of the module, learners should be able to:

  • Identify sources for nanomaterials in the environment
  • Describe potential ecological effects of nanomaterials
  • Predict pathways for exposure of the public to nanomaterials
  • Assess human exposure to nanomaterials in the environment

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Section Title
Nanotechnology Health and Safety: Nanomaterials in the Environment
Type
Online, self paced
Dates
Jun 26, 2017 to Jun 26, 2057
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
No Fee non-credit $0.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 19, 2017
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 19, 2017
Section Details

There are 14 additional modules on Nanotechnology Health and Safety including:

  Introduction to Nanotechnology

 Exposure to Raw Nanomaterials

 Exposure to Nanomaterials in Products

 Nanomaterials in the Environment

 Nanoparticle Health Effects

Sampling Instrumentation for Airborne Nanomaterials

Sampling Strategies for Airborne Nanomaterials (available soon)

Assessing Dermal Exposures to Nanomaterials (available soon)

Standards and Regulations Pertinent to Nanomaterials (available soon)

Work Practice & Administrative Controls and PPE for Nanomaterials (available soon)

Engineering Controls for Nanomaterials (available soon)

Air Cleaners for Nanoparticles (available soon)

Special Situations and Affiliated Hazards for Nanomaterials (available soon)

 

Disposal of Nanomaterials (available soon)

 

 

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