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Mark Teo

Senior Policy Advisor


Mark Teo is a Senior Policy Advisor at WorkSafeBC’s Policy, Regulation & Research Department. He has 20+ years of academic, regulatory and industrial work experience in nanotechnology and occupational health & safety (OHS). Mark obtained his B.Sc. & Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of British Columbia, and has experience in synthesizing & characterizing engineered nanomaterials used in coatings, thin films and fuel cells. Mark is a member of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Nanotechnology OHS Technical Committee. He is also a Vice-Chair of the Canadian Mirror Committee for ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies, and has represented Canada internationally in developing consensus nanotechnology standards on terminology, analytical sampling methods, and OHS. Mark is a steering committee member on nanotechnology research groups, and is a member of NanoCanada's Canadian Safety & Health Initiative for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (CASHINAM) Committee.

Sessions Mark Teo is a part of

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Health and Safety Session

3:50 pm to 5:05 pm
in Salon 11

Talk Description

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

As more workplaces are producing and using engineered / manufactured nanomaterials, more workers are at risk of being exposed to these unique substances. Come and find out: • What are the common health and safety risks when workers are working with engineered / manufactured nanomaterials, and what can you do to control these risks? • What ISO and CSA health & safety standards you should know about? A case study will also demonstrate on how consensus health and safety standards can help you address potential worker exposures and risks to engineered / manufactured nanomaterials.

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