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exposure assessment

NIHspeak The part of risk assessment which quantifies exposure to a substance or agent by humans or other target species.

exposure assessment

A formal study of the impact of a hazardous substance on people, places, or things. It includes determination of the source(s) of the substance, its diffusion through the environment, its concentration, its duration and half-life, and the populations or media that are vulnerable to its effects.
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Within the scope of the German-Pakistani Project 'Geohazard Assessment in Northern Pakistan (GANP)' (2009-2015), a Risk Exposure Assessment (REA) has been carried out for the Districts of Mansehra and Torghar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Specifically, previous studies may be limited by exposure assessment because self-report of exposure to SHS may not be as accurate as biological markers of exposure (Goniewicz et al.
The rule also includes provisions for exposure assessment, respiratory protection, medical surveillance, hazard communication and recordkeeping.
Key topics include experimental models, regulation, exposure assessment, therapeutics, cosmetics, and decontamination.
Also emphasizing a wide variety of issues of global interest, the thoroughly revised second edition contains updated information on such timely topics as toxicology, exposure assessment, climate change, population pressure, developing nations and urbanization, energy production, building and community design, solid and hazardous waste, and disaster preparedness.
General topics include but are not limited to: environmental regulatory framework, health problem identification, exposure assessment, hazard/event problem identification and probability, and hazard risk characterization.
Few had sufficient resources for public health surveillance, radiation exposure assessment, laboratory functions and other needs, the report found.
The book focuses on four approaches: hazard identification, exposure assessment, hazard characterization, and risk characterization.
BCPC spokesman Dr Colin Ruscoe said: "The stated intention is to ensure an exposure assessment similar to or 'somewhat' more conservative than the present approaches.
Editorial includes coverage of such topics as: green-house gases, indoor and outdoor air quality, risk assessment, monitoring and measurement of pollution and precipitation, exposure assessment, and new developments in environmental sciences.
0 enables security and IT operations teams to use a common platform to automate processes associated with risk exposure assessment, network policy compliance, firewall configuration audit, and change assurance.
Another significant update is the Suite's Essential Industrial Hygiene module, which enables users to create exposure assessment profiles with similar exposure groups (SEGs) that can be established and classified by any combination of job task, assessment type, and synergis tic effects.