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WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

World Health Organization has developed these guidelines with recommendations on how best to protect workers from the potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs).

These guidelines are also intended to support workers and employers. However, they are not intended as a handbook or manual for safe handling of MNMs in the workplace because this requires addressing more general occupational hygiene issues beyond the scope of these guidelines.

Key WHO publications

  • The World Health Report
    Expert assessment of global health including statistics. Each report focuses on a particular theme.
  • International Pharmacopoeia
    Collection of quality specifications for pharmaceutical substances and dosage forms, for reference or adaptation by WHO Member States.

Journals

  • The African Health Monitor
    Web platform for data and statistics, analysis and synthesis of information to support countries establish national or sub-national health observatories.
  • Public Health Panaroma
    Lessons learned from the field, as well as original research work, to facilitate the use of evidence and good practice for public health action.