Publisher description for Risk assessment for environmental health / Mark Robson, William Toscano, editors.


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Written by experts in the field, this important book provides an introduction to current risk assessment practices and procedures and explores the intrinsic complexities, challenges, and controversies associated with analysis of environmental health risks.
Environmental Health Risk Assessment for Public Health offers 27 substantial chapters on risk-related topics that include:
What Is Risk and Why Study Risk Assessment
The Risk Assessment–Risk Management Paradigm
Risk Assessment and Regulatory Decision-Making in Environmental Health
Toxicological Basis of Risk Assessment
The Application of PBPK Modeling to Risk Assessment
Probabilistic Models to Characterize Aggregate and Cumulative Risk
Molecular Basis of Risk Assessment
Comparative Risk Assessment
Occupational Risk
Radiological Risk Assessment
Microbial Risk Assessment
Children’s Risk Assessment
Life Cycle Risk
Environmental Laws and Regulations
Precautionary Principles
Risk Communication


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Health risk assessment.
Environmental health.
Public health.
Environmental Exposure.
Risk Assessment.