The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (Työterveyslaitos; FIOH) is a governmental research, development and specialist organization in the field of occupational health and safety. The main functions of the FIOH are research, specialist advisory services, training, and dissemination of information. Research on nanosafety has been going on in the FIOH since 2005, with primary goals to contribute to the safe use of ENMs at workplaces and to support regulators, social partners and other stakeholders. FIOH has expertise and facilities on the assessment of occupational exposure to NMs, design and conduct of toxicological studies in cellular and experimental animal models, toxicological risk assessment, and test guideline development.
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