MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2018 Activities by Sponsor - Environment, Health and Safety Office

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Health and Safety Issues of Nanomaterials

Marilyn Hallock, Susan Leite, Iraj Aalaei

Add to Calendar Feb/01 Thu 01:00PM-02:30PM N52-496

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up

The exciting field of nanotechnology is creating the next industrial revolution in engineering. It is also creating the new field of nanotoxicology. Are nanoparticles more toxic than dust particles we normally work with? Could carbon nanotubes possibly be the next asbestos? Come find out what we know and don't know and how to work safely in your laboratory with nanomaterials. No prerequisite.

Sponsor(s): Environment, Health and Safety Office
Contact: Marilyn Hallock, N52-496, x3-0344,

MIT Green Labs

Niamh Kelly, EMP Officer, EHS Office, Pam Greenley, Associate Director, EHS Office, Lisa Anderson, Postdoctoral Associate

Add to Calendar Jan/30 Tue 12:00PM-01:00PM 76-659

Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required
Sign-up by 01/22
Limited to 40 participants

Informational session about MIT's Green Labs Program. Will include details on the assessment process for certification, participating in the LEAC energy assessment program and review information on lab recycling.

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Sponsor(s): Environment, Health and Safety Office, Department of Facilities, Office of Sustainability
Contact: Niamh Kelly,