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January 29th, 2007

OSHA's Forecast for 2007

One area he feels OSHA should be paying close attention to in the coming year is nanotechnology. Although nanotechnology - the engineering of matter at the molecular scale - has become increasingly prevalent in consumer products ranging from automobile parts to clothing to cosmetics, and its products are estimated to be valued at as much as $2.6 trillion by 2014, little is known about potential risks in many areas of nanotechnology - including the effects of workplace exposure to nanoparticles.


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