Environmental Risk Assessment

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This presentation by Dr. Douglas Crawford-Brown, MS, PhD, gives you an overview of key concepts in risk assessment, hazard identification, exposure and exposure-response assessment, and risk characterization.
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Learning Objectives
1. Define a risk assessment and understand how it is used
2. Conduct a simple risk assessment
3. Apply the results of a risk assessment to environmental decisions
4. Understand key concepts and definitions
5. Critique a risk assessment by noting its strengths and weaknesses
Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
6A3. Describes how public health sciences (e.g., biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, social and behavioral sciences, and public health informatics) are used in the delivery of the 10 Essential Public Health Services (6: Public Health Science Skills)
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30 Minutes
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