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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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In 1991 he chaired the National Research Council (NRC) committee that produced Human Exposure Assessment for Airborne Pollutants: Advances and Opportunities, which both initially defined the field and largely established it as a credible line of science and research.
Open access is provided to the models suitable for incorporation into existing exposure assessment tools (e.
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.
Ted Prociv, President and CEO of Versar, said, "We are pleased that Versar continues to be recognized as a world-wide leader in risk and exposure assessment of toxic and other chemical substances.
5 million will support research organizations' efforts to conduct exposure assessment, epidemiology, and community outreach in the Lower Manhattan area.
The principal elements of risk assessment (directly applicable to foundry regulation) are problem identification, toxicity assessment, exposure assessment and risk characterization, according to Clark.
Personnel responsible for the management of production, plant operations, marketing and sales, purchasing and research and development will learn about the current status of human health and animal toxicological studies associated with exposure to carbon black and the different exposure assessment methodologies associated with carbon black industrial hygiene monitoring.
And since the proposed approach has no precedent in European regulatory operator exposure assessment, we do see a need for validation, to determine what levels of conservatism are in fact involved.
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.
Risk assessment is discussed in terms of hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment and risk characterization.