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Guidance for Data Useability in Risk Assessment (Part B)

This document is the second part of the two-part Guidance for Data Useability in Risk Assessment. Part B provides supplemental guidance to Part A on planning and assessing radioanalytical data needs for the baseline human health risk assessment conducted as part of the remedial investigation process at sites containing radioactive substances. Part B is not a stand alone document and at all times should be used in conjunction with Part A.

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Entire Part B (PDF) (85pp, 2.44MB)

Section Pages Size
Contents/Chapter 1:
Introduction and Background
15 pages 212K
Chapter 2:
The Risk Assessment Process
4 pages 167K
Chapter 3:
Useability Criteria for Baseline Risk Assessments
10 pages 487K
Chapter 4:
Steps in Planning for the Acquisition of Useability Environmental Data
12 pages 411K
Chapter 5:
Assessment of Environmental Data for Useability in Baseline Risk Assessments
4 pages 116K
Chapter 6:
Application of Data to Risk Assessment
4 pages 125K
Appendix I:
Glossary of Radiation Concepts, Terminology and Units
8 pages 298K
Appendix II:
Radioactive Substances in the Environment
20 pages 583K
Appendix III:
EPA Radiation Program Staff
4 pages 55K
References/Index 4 pages 76K

Disclaimer: These electronic files contain the text of a policy issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These files have been reformatted to make them available to you in electronic form. Formatting (margins, page numbering, etc.) may be different than the original hard copy to make the document more easily readable on your computer screen. These electronic files are a courtesy copy of the official policy. If any discrepancies are found, the file copy (hard copy original) which resides at the U.S. EPA provides the official policy.

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