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Uncertainty in the Risk Assessment of Environmental and Occupational Hazards

An International Workshop (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences)

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Published by New York Academy of Sciences .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health Risk Assessment,
  • Industrial Health & Safety,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Medical / Health Policy,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsA. John Bailer (Editor), Cesare Maltoni (Editor), John C. III Bailar (Editor), Fiorella Belpoggi (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11207113M
    ISBN 100801866936
    ISBN 109780801866937

    An uncertainty factor technique has been used to determine permissible hazard exposure levels. The risk assessment methods described could provide a basis for the development of occupational health and safety standards. overview of risk assessment as well as optional, more detailed resources. While geared to local health departments (LHDs), the materials may be useful for other environmental health professionals. Objectives: Gain familiarity with risk assessment terminology Raise or enhance understanding of risk assessment process and the.

    "In the burgeoning literature on technological hazards, this volume is one of the best," states Choice in a three-part approach, it addresses the moral, scientific, social, and commercial questions inherent in hazards management. Part I discusses how best to regulate hazards arising from chronic, low-level exposures and from low-probability events when science is . Risk Assessment ≠ Safety Assessment •The public wants safety •Safety is a subjective determination –Chemicals used under reasonably foreseeable conditions should not adversely affect humans and the environment –Someone must decide what safe is –Subjective decisions rarely satisfy everyone •Risk is a more objective concept Risk.

    Risk Assessment for Environmental Health. Understanding risk to humans is one of the most importantproblems in environmental public health. Risk assessment isconstantly changing with the advent of new exposure assessmenttools, more sophisticated models, and a better understanding ofdisease processes/5(3). Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Quantification, Mitigation, and Management, CDRM 9, contains peer-reviewed papers that build upon recent significant advances in the quantification, mitigation, and management of risk and uncertainty. These papers focus on decision making and multi-disciplinary developments to address the demands and.


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