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Environmental health risk assessment: guidelines for assessing human health risks from environmental hazards

Author: Australia. Dept. of Health and Ageing,
Type: Book
Year: 2002


This document presents a general environmental health risk assessment methodology applicable to a range of environmental health hazards. The focus is on chemical hazards, but the core methodology can be applied to physical (eg. radiation noise) and microbiological hazards. It provides a series of guidelines and checklists to assist the decision-making process. The information is primarily intended to be used by environmental health agencies and regulatory agencies reviewing risk assessments. A valuable source for the broader audience seeking information about processes for environmental risk assessment in Australia.

Further Details

Pages: 139
Publish Location: Canberra
Publisher: Dept of Health & Ageing & enHealth Council
Accession Number: February 2007
Keywords: health, safety
Reads: 303