Risk Assessment in the Federal Government: Managing the Process (Paperback)

by Committee on the Institutional Means for Assessment of Risks to Public Health, National Research Council, Commission on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies

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The regulation of potentially hazardous substances has become a controversial issue. This volume evaluates past efforts to develop and use risk assessment guidelines, reviews the experience of regulatory agencies with different administrative arrangements for risk assessment, and evaluates various proposals to modify procedures. The book's conclusions and recommendations can be applied across the entire field of environmental health.

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