President, Roth Associates, Inc., Rockville, Md.
Technical manager of Environmental Risk Analyses, Energy Analyses and Environmental Division, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, Calif
Senior statistician, Roth Associates, Inc., Rockville, Md.
Pages: 20 Published: Jan 1984
The six major steps in risk assessment are defined. Difficulties arising in each of the steps are discussed. The use of risk assessment by Federal regulatory agencies is briefly surveyed, and some recent legislation mandating risk assessment is listed.
risk assessment, dose-response curves, extrapolation, epidemiological studies, animal toxicological studies, human laboratory studies, health-based regulations
Paper ID: STP30258S