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Good Nano Guide Introduction 2010 02

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This brief presentation will introduce you to the GoodNanoGuide, a modern, interactive forum for sharing information about handling nanomaterials safely.

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Good Nano Guide Introduction 2010 02

  1. 1. The GoodNanoGuideA new tool for collaboration on workplace safety<br />http://goodnanoguide.org<br />
  2. 2. The Issue<br />“Surveyed organizations reported that they believe there are special risks related to the nanomaterials they work with…and that they are actively seeking additional information on how to best handle nanomaterials.”<br />http://tinyurl.com/iconsurvey<br />
  3. 3. What Information is Available?<br />Lots of studies on nanomaterial risk…<br />…but few address occupational issues directly<br />All papers<br />Occupational<br />relevance<br />
  4. 4. Other Guidance is Available<br />From governments…<br />US<br />Canada<br />Europe<br />Japan<br />IRSST<br />DOE NSRC<br />NIOSH<br />NanoSafe2<br />METI<br />…and standards bodies<br />E2535-07<br />ISO/TR 12885<br />PD 6699-2:2007<br />
  5. 5. But is it getting to the practitioners??<br />If not, WHY not??<br />
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  7. 7. The GoodNanoGuide<br />Protected Internet site on occupational practices for the safe handling of nanomaterials<br />Multiple stakeholders contribute, share and discuss information<br />Modern, interactive, up-to-date<br />Launched 1 June 2009<br />http://GoodNanoGuide.org<br />
  8. 8. What is a Wiki?<br />A Wiki is central, shared repository of online information<br />Some wikis are familiar …<br />others serve a specialized audience<br />They all share some common features:<br /> Anyone can edit the pages <br /> Editing is easy and requires no special tools<br /> Formatting is simple<br /> Changes are easily tracked Wikis for Dummies<br />
  9. 9. Why a Wiki for Nano Handling Practices?<br />
  10. 10. How Content is Organized<br />
  11. 11. OHS Reference Manual<br />Intermediate<br />
  12. 12. OHS Expert Matrix<br />Expert<br />Assessment should <br /><ul><li>Look at the form of the nanoparticle
  13. 13. Consider the entire process</li></li></ul><li>Interacting with the GoodNanoGuide<br />No Registration Required<br />VIEW<br />Register as a Community Member<br />COMMENT<br />Register as an Expert Provider<br />CONTRIBUTE<br />
  14. 14. Contribute & Edit using Familiar Tools<br />Format text<br />Hyperlink<br />Symbols<br />Insert flash<br />
  15. 15. Implementation Committee Oversees Quality<br />Dr. Michael Riediker<br />Institute for Work and Health<br />Mr. Bruce Stockmeier<br />Argonne National Lab<br />Dr. Kristen Kulinowski<br />Rice University<br />Ms. Ilise Feitshans<br />International Labour Organization<br />Dr. Paul-Émile Boileau<br />IRSST<br />Mr. Steve Brown<br />Intel<br />Dr. Charles Geraci<br />NIOSH<br />Gary Albach<br />nanoAlberta<br />Mr. Matthew Jaffe<br />Crowell & Moring<br />Dr. Mark Hoover<br />NIOSH<br />Dr. Steve Hankin<br />SafeNano<br />Mr. Victor Jones<br />NanoTechBC<br />
  16. 16. Join the GoodNanoGuide Community!<br />Home Page:<br />http://goodnanoguide.org<br />Registration Page:<br />http://goodnanoguide.org/tiki-index.php?page=How+to+Help<br />
  17. 17. GoodNanoGuide Sponsors<br />17<br />Now available at http://goodnanoguide.org<br />

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