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Setting Occupational Exposure Limit for Nanomaterials: Strategies and Progress (AIHce EXP 2014 OnDemand)

Recorded at AIHce 2014
Earn 4 Contact Hours

Session Arranger and Moderator: S. Tsai, Purdue University

Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) are important tools for managing worker exposures to chemicals; however, hazard data for many Engineered Nanomaterials (ENMs) are insufficient for deriving OELs by traditional methods. Issues and questions about how best to measure worker exposures to ENMs also pose a barrier to implementing OELs. This roundtable will present and discuss the current strategies including current progress, challenge and the future plans for setting OELs. Speakers are toxicologist, industrial hygienist, and health scientist who will present exposure dosimetry, sampling and analytical challenge, setting categorical OEL for nanomaterials. This roundtable aims to facilitate inputs Engaged discussions (two for 80 min) with broader practical audiences in the industrial settings twill further develop the strategies for setting OELs. In addition to the presentations of current progress, a presentation with global view of key challenges from industry, scientific and regulatory perspectives will take place.

Presentations:
• Exploring the Engineered Nanomaterial Exposure Risk Assessment Toolbox
     R. Goldman, 3M Center
• Nanoparticle Dosimetry in the Respiratory Tract: Do Traditional Approaches for OEL Development Serve Us Well?
     A. Elder, University of Rochester Medical Center
• Sampling and Analytical Considerations Related to Occupational Exposure Limits for Various Nanomaterials
     J. Baker, Bureau Veritas North America
• Sampling and Analytical Considerations Related to Occupational Exposure Limits for Various Nanomaterials
     A. Segrave, Bureau Veritas North America
• Approaches to Data Requirements to Set OEL Values: An Industry Perspective
     R. David, BASF
Issues in Establishing Categorical OEL for Nanomaterials
     P. Schulte, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
• Issues Current Best Practices for Responsible Development of Nanotechnology: An OSHA Perspective
     J. Carter, OSHA

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