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Inventory and analysis of exposure factors for Alberta

Description

Presents the findings of a study conducted to provide information on human behaviours and characteristics that influence an individual’s exposure to environmental contaminants in Alberta. The purpose of the study was to: i) inventory and evaluate data on exposure factors that are relevant to Albertans; ii) determine the most suitable exposure factors for use in exposure and human health risk assessments in Alberta; and, iii) determine where gaps in the data exist and prioritize the gaps that could be considered for future study. This report is intended to serve as an information resource for exposure and risk assessors in Alberta.

Tags
environmental contaminants exposure factors exposure to contaminants human health risk assessment

Title and publication information

Type
Report
Extent

1260 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Health
Publisher

Health

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Alberta

Resource Dates

Date Created

2018-01-01

Date Added

2018-01-22T15:59:59.658110

Date Modified

2018-01-01

Date Issued

2018-01-22

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460135914

Usage / Licence

Usage Considerations

This technical document was prepared as an information resource for exposure and risk assessors working in the Alberta context. This document does not constitute policy of the Government of Alberta or guidance on how to conduct a Human Health Risk Assessment. Recognizing that the fields of exposure science surveyed as part of this report are areas of ongoing scientific inquiry, users are encouraged to review the latest literature in the field. This report only accounts for relevant information identified during the search phase of the methods described.

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Health. Health Protection Branch, Public Health and Compliance

Contact Email

health.ephs@gov.ab.ca