risk characterisation

risk characterisation

That part of risk assessment which describes the nature and magnitude of potential adverse effects from exposure to an agent—e.g., the strengths, weaknesses and uncertainties in assessment.
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These tools will support more comprehensive characterisation of the flow pathways, give greater detail on the pressures, and therefore the significant pressures impacting on the water environment, and will improve the wfd risk characterisation process.
The air quality modeling study assessed ground level pollutant concentrations and the risk characterisation study assessed cancer risk and hazards to resident adults and children from direct inhalation.
A series of chapters discusses each step, starting with hazard identification and characterisation before going on to consider exposure assessment and risk characterisation.
The earlier study, released by the European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals (ECETOC), concluded that "the risk characterisation for MTBE does not indicate concern for human health with regard to current occupational and consumer exposures.
The EPA is planning on using a three tier risk characterisation approach so that the level of assessment effort is commensurate with the level of risk posed.
Contract notice: Closing gaps for performing a risk assessment on Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat (RTE) foods activity 2, a quantitative risk characterisation on L.