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June 9th, 2007

AIHce: Agency Heads Dish on Challenges, Goals

Abstract:
Despite the current regulatory and political hurdles, Howard argued that NIOSH is making strides in addressing the safety and health challenges of the 21st century.

Nanotechnology, for example - an emerging topic in the occupational safety and health community - is fraught with unknowns, Howard noted, and coming up with regulations for risk control is not a possibility at the moment. However, NIOSH and other stakeholders are engaging in voluntary activities that look at best possible prevention practices - which for now, Howard said, are working well.

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