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Health & Safety (CASHINAM)

Vision & Mission

The Canadian Safety and Health Initiative for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (CASHINAM) will provide an integrated learning and implementation platform.
This platform will support the best health and safety practices for research and product development environments.

Responsible design, production, and recycling of products using advanced materials and nanotechnology is necessary to support industry and drive Canadian innovation. This initiative will bring together government researchers and regulators, industrial experts, as well as academia in supporting a safer environment for Canadians and a strong network to support Canadian industry.

Core Values

The initiative will be carried out with a commitment to education and strong partnerships, creativity, innovation, service, integrity, and respect.

GOAL 1

COORDINATION OF EXISTING EFFORTS

Stakeholders from across Canada working together to identify gaps and tap into resources to fill these gaps.

GOAL 2

TRAINING & COMMUNICATION

Providing resources and tools to create a savvy workforce in industrial, academic, and government laboratories.

GOAL 3

PARTNERSHIP & NOTORIETY

Strengthen the Canadian health and safety ecosystem for advanced materials and nanotechnology through international partnerships.

Health & Safety Webinar Series

Why ISO, CSA, and OECD nanotechnology health and safety standards are relevant to you?

Virtual Event
September 16, 2021
1:00pm2:30pm EDT
Did you know that Canadian experts are actively working with their international peers to develop and enhance consensus health and safety standards in nanotechnologies?
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From Exposure to PPE: How to Protect against Ultrafine Particles in an Occupational Environment

Virtual Event
July 14, 2021
12:00pm1:40pm EDT
This webinar will consider the management of ultrafine particles in an occupational environment. The webinar will introduce some of the best practices that can be implemented in the workplace to manage the exposure of workers to nanomaterials.
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Nanotechnology regulation in Canada, the United States, and the European Union

Virtual Event
May 5, 2022
1:30pm3:00pm EDT
This NanoCanada Health and Safety webinar will provide an overview of how nanomaterials are currently regulated in Canada, the United States, and the European Union. It will focus on chemical registration, nanomaterial registries, and consumer product use.
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Committee Members

Marie D’Iorio
Chair
Deep Tech Canada
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Ruben Lopez Salazar
Committee Member
McGill University Health Centre Phd
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James Ede
Committee Member
Senior Toxicologist and Risk Assessor
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James Gospodyn
Committee Member
Chair of Nanotechnology Systems Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
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André Brosseau
Committee Member
President at Nanobrand | Gold and Silver Nanoparticles for Life Science
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Hind Al-Abadleh
Committee Member
Wilfrid Laurier University
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Greg Goss
Committee Member
University of Alberta
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Stéphane Ruggeri
Committee Member
DEL - Longueuil Economic Development
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Janice Warkentin
Committee Member
Deep Tech Canada
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Loïc Wingert
Committee Member
The Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST)
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Ursulla Aho-Glele Reinhard
Committee Member
Public Health Agency of Canada
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Charles Boudreault
Committee Member
NanoPhyll
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Yi Zhang
Committee Member
Health Canada
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Ludwig Vinches
Committee Member
University of Montreal
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Mark Teo
Committee Member
WorkSafe BC
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