An index for the integral characterization of risk is necessary for improving risk management, comparing the effects of various practices on the environment and keeping risk as low as reasonably achievable while allowing economic development.
Based on the previous concepts of public health risk assessment and radiation protection assessment and from the viewpoint of risk management, this paper examines how to use such an index for public risk to compare the effects from various contaminants and to make a comprehensive assessment of the total effect caused by different contaminants.
Mots-clés Pascal : Article synthèse, Risque santé, Risque population, Gestion, Protection rayonnement, Matériau radioactif, Protection environnement, Evaluation risque
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Public health risk assessment method, Single factor contamination index, Integrated contamination index, Biological endpoints, Cancer risk, Reviews, Health risks, Public risks, Management, Radiation protection, Radioactive materials, Environmental protection, Risk assessment
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0453703
Code Inist : 002B30B. Création : 10/04/1997.