Read e-book Nanotechnology: Ethics and Society (Perspectives in Nanotechnology)

Free download. Book file PDF easily for everyone and every device. You can download and read online Nanotechnology: Ethics and Society (Perspectives in Nanotechnology) file PDF Book only if you are registered here. And also you can download or read online all Book PDF file that related with Nanotechnology: Ethics and Society (Perspectives in Nanotechnology) book. Happy reading Nanotechnology: Ethics and Society (Perspectives in Nanotechnology) Bookeveryone. Download file Free Book PDF Nanotechnology: Ethics and Society (Perspectives in Nanotechnology) at Complete PDF Library. This Book have some digital formats such us :paperbook, ebook, kindle, epub, fb2 and another formats. Here is The CompletePDF Book Library. It's free to register here to get Book file PDF Nanotechnology: Ethics and Society (Perspectives in Nanotechnology) Pocket Guide.

National Center for Biotechnology Information , U. Journal List Environ Health Perspect v. Environ Health Perspect. Published online Sep Paul A.

Michael Woodside Promise and Perils of Nanotechnology Part I LABMP 590 Winter 2013

Schulte 1 and Fabio Salamanca-Buentello 2. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Address correspondence to P. Telephone: Fax: E-mail: vog. Received Jun 23; Accepted Sep Copyright notice. Publication of EHP lies in the public domain and is therefore without copyright. All text from EHP may be reprinted freely. Use of materials published in EHP should be acknowledged for example,? Reproduced with permission from Environmental Health Perspectives?

Articles from EHP, especially the News section, may contain photographs or illustrations copyrighted by other commercial organizations or individuals that may not be used without obtaining prior approval from the holder of the copyright. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract In the absence of scientific clarity about the potential health effects of occupational exposure to nanoparticles, a need exists for guidance in decisionmaking about hazards, risks, and controls.

Keywords: ethics, hazards, nanotechnology, occupational safety and health, particles, toxicology.

Nanotechnology/Nano and Society - Wikibooks, open books for an open world

Framework for Ethical Assessment The framework for considering the ethical issues can be drawn from the work of Gert et al. Table 1 Ethical issues pertaining to workplace situations involving nanomaterials. Open in a separate window. Knowledge about hazards and risks Health effects data on workers involved with nanotechnology are limited because of the incipient nature of the field, the relatively small number of workers potentially exposed to date, and the lack of time for chronic disease to develop and be detected.

Evidence base for hazard controls The most frequently used model of the workplace environment identifies sources of hazards and routes of exposure e. Figure 1.

1st Edition

Table 2 Summary of the state of knowledge for nanoparticle hazards and controls. Awareness of knowledge Content of knowledge hazards and controls 1. What we know we know Health effects of ultrafines, air pollution, and fibers How to control ultrafine particles in the workplace Importance of size, surface area, and surface characteristics Serious health effects of some nanoparticles in animals Translocation of some nanomaterials along the olfactory nerve in animals 2.

Selecting and implementing controls The critical ethical question related to control of nanoparticles is whether sufficient controls are being implemented to prevent injury and illness. Establishing medical screening programs Medical screening is the application of tests to asymptomatic persons to detect those in the early stages of disease or at risk of disease. Ensuring adequate investment in toxicological and control research Ethical issues cannot be adequately addressed for nanotechnology without sufficient knowledge of the hazards involved.

Promoting respect for persons Underlying the debates about nanotechnology has been the issue of tolerating the potential for harm to some in the context of anticipated benefits to society. Strategies for Supporting Ethical Decisionmaking Placing special emphasis on small businesses The occupational safety and health problems of small businesses have been a major focus of concern, particularly in the last decade, since most workplaces are classified as small i. Adopting a global perspective The growth of nanotechnology is a global phenomenon that requires a global approach to hazards and risks, particularly in the workplace.

Conclusions The ethical questions about nanotechnology in the workplace arise from the state of knowledge about the hazards of nanomaterials and the risks they may pose to workers. Footnotes We thank the following for input or comments on earlier drafts: M.


  • Top Secret 12 - Die Entscheidung (German Edition).
  • Jack The Ripper/ Erotic -Odyssey-Old Into New.
  • Die Reise der Nachtigall: Roman (German Edition).
  • The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Nervous System, Volume 7, Part 1 - Brain e-Book (Netter Green Book Collection).
  • Hair Salon Ownership: SUCCESS MATTERS!;
  • The Commitment Book: Helping You Keep Your Word to Yourself (Soulful Journals).

Nanoparticles: An Occupational Hygiene Review. Health Safety Executive, Research Report London:HSE Books. American Society for Testing and Materials. Principles of Biomedical Ethics. New York:Oxford University Press. Berube DM. The rhetoric of nanotechnology. Amsterdam:IOS Press, — Brown RC. Air Filtration. New York:Pergamon Press. Burton J. General methods for the control of airborne hazards. Cairns J Jr. Communication lag. Sci Commun. A framework for assessing the rationality of judgments in carcinogenicity hazard identification. Risk 8. Aerosol Science. London:Academic Press.

Carbon nanotubes: a review of their properties in relation to pulmonary toxicology and workplace safety. Toxicol Sci. Occup Environ Med. New York:Russell Sage Foundation. Drew S. Building knowledge management into strategy: making sense of a new perspective. Long Range Planning. Engines of Creation. Translocation of inhaled ultrafine manganese oxide particles to the central nervous system. Acceptable risk: a conceptual proposal. Risk 5. New York:John Wiley and Sons. Fuchs NA. The Mechanics of Aerosols. Oxford, UK:Pergamon Press. Gallagher C. Types of health and safety management systems.


  • Schülerfirma an einer „Schule mit dem Förderschwerpunkt ganzheitliche Entwicklung“ (SFG). Erfahrungen aus Rheinland-Pfalz (German Edition).
  • Newcastle United: The Day the Promises Had to Stop.
  • La Marquise de Pompadour (Intégrale Volume 1 et 2) de Michel Zévaco (French Edition).
  • The Story of the Noncommissioned Officer Corps - The Evolution and Development of the NCO Corps, Portraits of NCOs in Action, Selected Documents.
  • Nanotechnology : Ethics and Society (Perspectives in Nanotechnology) [Paperback].
  • Nanotechnology: Ethics and Society - CRC Press Book.

Bioethics: A Return to Fundamentals. Gewirth A. Reason and Morality. Chicago:University of Chicago Press. Human rights in the workplace. Am J Ind Med. Medical screening in the workplace: proposed principles. J Occup Med. Occupational medical surveillance. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, — Harris CE. Methodologies for case studies in engineering ethics.

Social and ethical dimensions of nanoscale science and engineering research

Chronic inhalation exposure of Wistar rats and 2 different strains of mice to diesel-engine exhaust, carbon black, and titanium dioxide. Inhal Toxicol. Nanotechnology: Small Matter, Many Unknowns.

Zurich:Swiss Reinsurance Company. Aerosol Technology. Assessing assessment: the Danish experience of worker participation in risk assessment. Econ Ind Democracy. The separation of facts and values. Risk Smaller is not always better: nanotechnology yields nanotoxicology.