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  1. Exposure Registries : Overview and Utility for Nanomaterial Workers.

    Article (Document papier) - En anglais

    Objective 

    This article provides the background for consideration of exposure registries to address potential disease risks in nanomaterial workers.

    Methods 

    The history of exposure registries is reviewed with a focus on their purpose and criteria for establishment.

    Results 

    A rationale is presented for developing registries of nanomaterial workers, and unresolved obstacles and challenges are identified.

    These include issues on inclusion criteria, funding, potential for legal risks, access to data, confidentiality of business information, privacy, and workers'expectations.

    Conclusion 

    If society is to gain the benefits from nanotechnology, it must take precautions and demonstrate care for those, such as workers, who may be most at risk of adverse effects.

    Establishing exposure registries is a part of such a precautionary and caring approach.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Exposition professionnelle, Registre, Article synthèse, Travailleur, Médecine du travail, Homme, Nanomatériau, Utilité

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Occupational exposure, Register, Review, Worker, Occupational medicine, Human, Utility

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 11-0378214

    Code Inist : 002B03L03. Création : 27/10/2011.



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