Health and Safety Issues of Nanomaterials

Thursday, February 01, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm

EHS Office, N52-496 265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

The exciting field of nanotechnology is creating the next industrial revolution in engineering. It is also creating the new field of nanotoxicology. Are nanoparticles more toxic than dust particles we normally work with? Could carbon nanotubes possibly be the next asbestos? Come find out what we know and don't know and how to work safely in your laboratory with nanomaterials. 

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

Events By Interest

Health/Wellness, IAP (Independent Activities Period)

Events By Audience

MIT Community, Students, Faculty, Staff

Website

http://student.mit.edu/iap/ns119.html

Department
Environment, Health & Safety Office
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