SCI-275 WK2 CP2 - 1 Risk Assessment Risk Assessment Outline...

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Risk Assessment Risk Assessment Outline The four steps of risk assessment include the following: hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment, and risk characterization. The first step being hazard identification , this means is the substance safe to the population exposed to it. Step number two is dose-response assessment ; this is the relationship between the amount of substance being dispensed and the health risk involved. The third step is exposure assessment , this step helps determine how much, how often, and how long the substance stays a risk to the population. Lastly is risk characterization , this last step is the study of how the substance in question will affect the health of the population. Evaluation of Malathion Proposal After carefully reading both sides of this argument over the use of pesticides and the possible affects this substance will have on the health of the population; I still needed to weigh the pros and cons of the substance. One pro of this substance is of course less mosquitoes, therefore less chance for disease and spread of West Nile Virus. While this
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2010 for the course SCI275 SCI275 taught by Professor Johnscott during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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SCI-275 WK2 CP2 - 1 Risk Assessment Risk Assessment Outline...

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