An Evaluation of Whether New Zealand’s Occupational Health and Safety Law Adequately Addresses the Risks to Workers Exposed to Nanotechnology and Nanoparticles
The key issue explored in this paper is whether New Zealand (NZ) occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation provides adequate protection for workers who are exposed to nanoparticles (NP). I evaluate the suitability of NZ regulation of NP exposure in the workplace and the current scientific data on occupational disease attributed to NPs.
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Keywords: nanoparticles; nanotechnology; regulation of nanotechnology; occupational health and safety legislation
Research Type: Journal Article