Seminal nanotechnology occupational and environmental health and safety reports and papers.
- Review for Safe Work Australia – "Engineered nanomaterials: A review of the toxicology and health hazards" Toxikos Pty Ltd (Drew R.) (2009). Online publication date: 4 November 2009. ISBN: 978-0-642-32921-9.
- The National Enabling Technologies Strategy (NETS) has several reports, including the recent "Monash Report" (Social and Economic Impacts of Nanotechnologies: Literature Review by Monash University) released on 18 May 2009. Previous reports include: the National Nanotechnology Strategy Taskforce (2006) "Options for a National Nanotechnology Strategy", and the initial National Academies Forum report (2006) "The environmental, social, legal and ethical aspects of the development of nanotechnology in Australia".
Note: the Australian Office of Nanotechnology was part of the previous National Nanotechnology Strategy (NNS), which ceased on 30 June 2009 and was replaced by the National Enabling Technologies Strategy (NETS).
- The NSW Parliamentary inquiry into "Nanotechnology in New South Wales", at which some Nanosafe Australia members testified (tabled 29 April 2009).
- Safe Work Australia (formerly the Australian Safety and Compensation Council) has a Nanotechnology OHS program, and provides several reports including: (ASCC, 2006). "A Review of the Potential Occupational Health and Safety Implications of Nanotechnology"
- The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has reviewed the issues surrounding concerns about the safety of nanosunscreens in 2006, 2009 and 2013. The latest review is available from the TGA website (May 2013) “Literature review on the safety of titanium dioxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles in sunscreens“ (PDF 285KB 19p).
- The EU Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety report (PDF 3.3MB 112p) which concluded that "the use of ZnO nanoparticles … at a concentration up to 25% as a UV-filter in sunscreens, can be considered not to pose a risk of adverse effects in humans after dermal application“. European Union Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (2012) “Opinion on Zinc oxide (nano form)“ COLIPA S 76 - SCCS/1489/12. 18 Sep. 2012.
- The Royal Society Royal Academy of Engineering (2004). "Nanoscience and nanotechnologies: Opportunities and uncertainties".
- HSE (UK) (2004). "Nanoparticles: An occupational hygiene review". A report prepared by the Institute of Occupational Medicine for the Health and Safety Executive (UK), Edinburgh, UK.
- NIOSH (2006). "Approaches to safe nanotechnology" (PDF 1.56MB 104p) National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA, USA.
- IRSST (2008). "Health effects of nanoparticles" (PDF 830KB 114p), 2nd edition, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.