Toolbox Talk: Nano-Enabled Wood Coatings and Stains

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CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Summary Statement

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Nano-Enabled Wood Coatings and Stains addresses how to reduce exposure to the dust that is created when cutting, grinding, sanding or disturbing construction products treated with nano-enabled wood coatings or stains. The resource includes a brief case example, steps to prevent a related injury or illness, and questions for discussion. It includes an image that illustrates the hazard, which can be posted in a central location as a reminder of steps to work safely. Available in English and Spanish.