Risk assessment's new era - part 2: evolving methods and future directions.
Williams-PRD; Dotson-GS; Maier-A
Synergist 2012 May; 23(5):46-48
For more than three decades, health practitioners and regulatory agencies have used risk assessment methods to characterize health risks. Risk assessment is the process of determining the likelihood and severity of health risk to an individual or population from exposure to a chemical or other stressor.1,2 Evolving methods and advances in science and technology offer several opportunities for improving risk assessment and its application to occupational settings.
Risk-analysis; Exposure-assessment; Health-hazards; Biological-effects; Analytical-processes; Industrial-hygiene; Industrial-hygiene-programs
Pamela Williams, ScD, E Risk Sciences, LLP, Boulder, CO