A Guide to Health Risk Assessment

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Protection Agency

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The California Environmental Protection Agency produced this PDF document to provide a basic explanation of risk assessment for laypeople involved in environmental health issues. The document contains a detailed description of the four-step risk assessment process developed by the CEPA and instructions on how to use health risk assessments. The outcomes from the risk assessment help determine risk and hazard associated with toxic chemicals in our environment.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Environmental Policy: Environmental Decision-Making
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk AnalysisKeywords: environmental health, risk assessment