Title: Introduction to Human Health Risk Assessment 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> proceedings / conference paper(s) 
Country: EU Projects 
Year of publication: 2004 
Author 1/Producer: Biesiada, M. 
Other Authors/Producers: Gzyl, J. & Gzyl, G 
Author / Producer Type: EC Project 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.image-train.net/products/papers/ASC1_biesiada.pdf  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Human health
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Risk assessment overview
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Tools and procedures
Short description: Intuitive Risk Assessment is fundamental for human survival; however, it is only 30 years since Risk Assessment became an effective tool for Risk Management. The paper consists of two parts: a brief overview of main ideas behind Human Health Risk Assessment, the second presents the way in which a health-based risk assessment approach is being applied in the INCORE project. On of the most outcomes of this work will be a decision support tool for contaminated groundwater management. 
Link to Project(s): IMAGE-TRAIN Innovative Management of Groundwater Resources- Training Programme for EU Accession Countries
Submitted By: Dr Stefan Gödeke WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 10/07/2007

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