Waste and Cleanup Risk Assessment
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)
Introduction and Background
The Risk Assessment Process
Useability Criteria for Baseline Risk Assessments
Steps in Planning for the Acquisition of Useability Environmental Data
Assessment of Environmental Data for Useability in Baseline Risk Assessments
Application of Data to Risk Assessment
Glossary of Radiation Concepts, Terminology and Units
Radioactive Substances in the Environment
EPA Radiation Program Staff
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