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Public health risk assessment of contaminated land

Sohel Saikat and James Wilson

in Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199652549
Published online November 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191770838 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199652549.003.0070
Public health risk assessment of contaminated land

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Chapter 10 describes the nature of land contamination and the UK’s approach to regulation, the principles used for assessing land contamination, how toxicological and exposure assessment information are used in the UK to assess public health risks posed by land contamination, and how to apply acquired knowledge to the analysis and management of land contamination cases.

Chapter.  4278 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology ; Medical Toxicology ; Emergency Medicine

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