Risk Assessment

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print May 2001 | ISBN: 9780195135589
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864102 | DOI:
Risk Assessment

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This chapter lays out the basic approach to risk assessment. Topics discussed include epidemiological methods, hazard identification in the field, the relationship between dose and health outcome, human exposure assessment, health risk characterization, and health in environmental impact assessment.

Keywords: risk assessment; environmental health risk; environmental quality; hazard identification; dose; human exposure assessment

Chapter.  14619 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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