Environmental Health for All: Risk Assessment and Risk Communication for National Environmental Health Action Plans / Edition 1

Environmental Health for All: Risk Assessment and Risk Communication for National Environmental Health Action Plans / Edition 1

by David J. Briggs
     
 

Briggs, David J.(Nene College, Northampton, UK); Stern, Richard(Risk Management Systems, Copenhagen); Tinker, Tim L.(Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry) See more details below

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Briggs, David J.(Nene College, Northampton, UK); Stern, Richard(Risk Management Systems, Copenhagen); Tinker, Tim L.(Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792354536
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/31/1998
Series:
Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2 (closed), #49
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.62(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface. Part One: Developing NEHAPs: Practice and Experience. 1. National Environmental Health Action Plans: Background and Process; D. Kello, et al. 2. The NEHAP Experience in the Czech Republic, Romania and Poland; H. Cizkova, et al. 3. Setting Priorities for Environmental Health Risks in Sweden; K. Victorin, et al. Part Two: Risk Assessment: Exploring Relationships Between Environment and Health. 4. Sources and Consequences of Uncertainty in Risk Estimates; L. Järup. 5. Outbreak of Baldness in Children in Sillamäe, Estonia; R. Silla, T. Trei. 6. Health Effects of Exposure to Metals from Manufacturing Plants; L. Järup. 7. Is Iodide a Confounding or Effect Modifying Factor of Liver Cirrhosis? I. Vincze, et al. 8. Structural-Functional State of the Bone-Muscular System in People Exposed to Low Doses of Ionising Radiation; V.V. Povoroznjuk. Part Three: Risk Assessment: Mapping and Modelling. 9. Tools for Risk Assessment: Statistical and Spatial Methods; I. Vincze, et al. 10. Environmental Modelling in the NEHAP Process; W.D. Henriques, D.J. Briggs. 11. Tools for Risk Assessment: Geographic Information Systems; D.L. Dalbokova, et al. 12. Monte Carlo Simulations in Risk Assessment: Cancer Risk in the Polish Coke Industry; M. Biesiada, et al. Part Four: Risk Communication. 13. Promoting Active Public Participation; C.G. Jardine, S.E. Hrudey. 14. Putting Risk Communication Policy Into Practice: a U.S. Federal Perspective; T.L. Tinker. 15. PrioritySetting of Environmental and Health Policy Options; R. Janikowski. 16. Presenting Decision-Makers with Their Choices: Environment Health Indicators for NEHAPs; D.J. Briggs, J. Wills. Part Five: Issues and Research Needs. 17. What is Risk? C.G. Jardine, S.E. Hrudey. 19. Quantifying the Unquantifiable and Comparing the Non-Commensurate; A. Dumitrescu. 20. Reality Versus Perception, and Values Versus Science in Risk Assessment and Risk Perception; K. Farago. 21. Coping with Complexity in Environmental Health Management and Policy; D.J. Briggs. References. Appendix 1: Workshop Conclusions and Recommendations. Appendix 2: Workshop Participants. Index.

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