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1st Edition

Hazardous Waste Risk Assessment

ISBN 9780367449971
Published December 2, 2019 by CRC Press
400 Pages

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Book Description

Hazardous Waste Risk Assessment provides a concise yet comprehensive examination of concepts and techniques in risk assessment that can be applied to hazardous waste problems. The book emphasizes the use of health risk assessment to support management decisions on hazardous waste disposal and site remediation programs. Methods discussed include those for developing strategies for health and environmental assessment and site restoration tasks, evaluating corrective action programs, determining the effects of risk assessment results on risk management decisions in hazardous waste programs and general risk management and prevention programs, and performing safety evaluations of hazardous waste facilities. Step-by-step numerical case evaluations are used to help present the book in an easy-to-follow, realistic manner.


Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Fundamentals of Hazard, Exposures and Risk Assessment 3. Concepts in Risk Assessment 4. The Risk Assessment Process 5. Risk Assessment techniques and Methods of approach 6. Hazardous Waste Management Decisions from Risk Assessment 7. Selected Case Studies and Applications 8. Epilogue

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