A Guide to Health Risk Assessment

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Protection Agency

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:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public Policy, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental ScienceKeywords: environmental health, risk assessment