Residential Exposure Assessment: A Sourcebook / Edition 1

Residential Exposure Assessment: A Sourcebook / Edition 1

by Jeffrey Driver
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306465175

ISBN-13: 9780306465178

Pub. Date: 01/31/2001

Publisher: Springer US

This book, initiated by the Society of Risk Analysis, is a compendium of information about predictive methods and tools, monitoring methods, data sources, and key variables that characterize exposure in and around all types of residences (apartments, single-family homes, condos, farmhouses, mobile homes, row houses, retirement homes and school dorms). Residential

Overview

This book, initiated by the Society of Risk Analysis, is a compendium of information about predictive methods and tools, monitoring methods, data sources, and key variables that characterize exposure in and around all types of residences (apartments, single-family homes, condos, farmhouses, mobile homes, row houses, retirement homes and school dorms). Residential exposure assessments are used to check indoor air quality, compliance with U.S. statutes, and evaluation of consumer product safey and include measurements of agents (chemical, biological, and physical) that are present in and around the home.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306465178
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
01/31/2001
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

I Residential Exposure Assessment: An Overview of Principles and Practices.- 1. Introduction.- 2.Residential Exposure Assessment: Review of Scientific and Regulatory History.- 3.General Framework for Assessing Potential Human Exposures to Chemical, Biological, and Physical Agents in the Residential Environment.- II Methodologies for Assessing Residential Exposures.- 4.Assessment of Inhalation Exposures in the Residential Environment.- 5.Assessment of Dermal Exposures in the Residential Environment.- 6.Assessment of Ingestion Exposures in the Residential Environment.- 7.Total Exposure Assessment Methods.- III Evaluating Sources in the Residential Environment.- 8. Consumer Products and Related Sources.- 9. Biological Agents.- IV Residential Exposure Factors.- 10.Human Exposure Factors—Data Sources and Principles for Their Use.- 11.Residential Exposure Factors—Data Sources and Principles for Their Use.- V Presenting, Interpreting, and Communicating the Results of Residential Exposure Assessments.- 12.Qualitative and Quantitative Uncertainty Analysis.- 13.Exposure Assessment Characterization and Communication Issues.- VI Supplemental Data and Information.- Apendix A Glossary.- Appendix B Exposure Models and Software.- Appendix C European Data Sources and Legislation.

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