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EHS - Environmental Health and Safety module

Nanoparticle Webinar: Measuring, Evaluating and Managing Nanoparticle Exposures

Duration: 0.5 days
Cost: $0
Course objectives:
The presentation brings together 4 experts in the field of nanoparticle research. Their presentations will touch on nanoparticle sampling, exposure assessment and human health impacts.

Participants will be provided with tools to:
- Characterize and control nanoparticles in the workplace
- Apply real-world techniques that distinguish engineered from incidental nanoparticles
- Understand and explain approaches for evaluating and managing risks for handling nanomaterials in the presence of uncertainty
- Associate various exposure metrics with misclassification problems
- Relate respiratory tract particle deposition patterns to estimation and body burden
- Discuss various factors that influence deposition and toxicity
- Describe different measurement methods used to identify and quantify concentrations of airborne nanoparticles

The webinar is aimed at health & safety professionals, as well as nanotechnology researchers.

DATE: March 8, 2007
TIME: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Redpath Auditorium (Redpath Museum)

This webinar is sponsored by Environmental Health & Safety and is free for members of the McGill community, including graduate students and post-doc fellows engaged in nanoparticle research. No FOAPAL required.

This webinar is produced by the American Industrial Hygiene Association - one of the largest international associations serving the needs of occupational and environmental health professionals practicing industrial hygiene in industry, government, labor, academic institutions, and independent organizations.

For more information, visit the AIHA website at

If you have any questions, contact Pietro Gasparrini, Environmental Health & Safety Officer at 514-398-5568 or via e-mail at

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