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

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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

IResidential Exposure Assessment: An Overview of Principles and Practices
1Introduction3
2Residential Exposure Assessment: Review of Scientific and Regulatory History9
3General Framework for Assessing Potential Human Exposures to Chemical, Biological, and Physical Agents in the Residential Environment17
IIMethodologies for Assessing Residential Exposures
4Assessment of Inhalation Exposures in the Residential Environment35
5Assessment of Dermal Exposures in the Residential Environment101
6Assessment of Ingestion Exposures in the Residential Environment131
7Total Exposure Assessment Methods161
IIIEvaluating Sources in the Residential Environment
8Consumer Products and Related Sources201
9Biological Agents245
IVResidential Exposure Factors
10Human Exposure Factors - Data Sources and Principles for Their Use265
11Residential Exposure Factors - Data Sources and Principles for Their Use283
VPresenting, Interpreting, and Communicating the Results of Residential Exposure Assessments
Introduction305
12Qualitative and Quantitative Uncertainty Analysis313
13Exposure Assessment Characterization and Communication Issues331
VISupplemental Data and Information
App. A: Glossary347
App. BExposure Models and Software355
App. CEuropean Data Sources and Legislation371

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