OTA Nanotechnology Guidance: Considerations for Safe Development

This guidance features recommendations for good management practices, risk reduction, and worker safety for engineered nanomaterials.


The following are recommendations for enhancing the safety of this developing technology, drawn from existing resources and discussions with relevant experts.

This document includes the following sections for facilities handling engineered nanoparticles:

  1. Recommendations for good management practices
  2. Risk reduction plans
  3. Programs for worker safety
  4. Preventing facility releases
  5. Evaluating the impacts of disposal
  6. Further resources