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Assessment of chemical exposure and health risk

Risk assessement of chemical hazards are often integrated into systems for decision support and are also useful in, for instance, Community planning. Risk assessement of chemical hazards should take into account several aspects such as the exposure situation, the exposure dose in relation to negative Health effects and population varaiability.


Acute chemical exposure


  • Human Risk assessment of single exposure in chemical incident: Present situation and emerging scenarios (2013) Bos PMJ, Ruijten MWAM, Gundert-Remy U, Bull S, Nielsen E, Tissot SM, Wood MH, Cassel G, Russel D, Leffler P, Zitting A, Mahieu K, Persson L, Vincent J-M. RIVM Report 320300001 2010external link, opens in new window
  • Survey on methodologies in the risk assessment of chemical exposures in emergency response situations in Europe (2013) Heinälä M, Gundert-Remy U, Wood MH, Ruijten M, Bos PM, Zitting A, Bull S, Russell D, Nielsen E, Cassel G, Leffler P, Tissot S, Vincent JM, Santonen T. J Hazard Materexternal link, opens in new window244-5:545-54external link, opens in new window


Sensitive groups