Risk Assessment Forum
Microbial Risk Assessment Guideline This document provides guidance on conducting risk assessments on potentially pathogenic microorganisms in water and food.
Framework for Human Health Risk Assessment to Inform Decision Making This document describes a Framework for conducting human health risk assessments that are responsive to the needs of decision making processes at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Framework is intended to foster increased implementation of existing agency guidance for conducting human health risk assessments and to improve the utility of risk assessment in the decision making process.
Benchmark Dose Technical Guidance This document provides guidance on the application of the benchmark dose approach for determining the point of departure for health effects data.
EPA releases Dioxin Toxicity Equivalency Factors (TEFs) for Human Health.
This document describes EPA's updated approach for evaluating the human health risks from exposures to environmental media containing dioxin-like compounds.
EPA announces the External Peer Review Meeting on May 6, 2010 for Probabilistic Methods to Enhance the Role of Risk Analysis in Decision-Making (External Review Draft).
The intended goal of these two draft white papers is to describe potential and actual uses of probabilistic tools in the risk decision-making process.
Update to the EPA Risk Assessment Forum's Guidelines for Exposure Assessment.
This initiative would update the Exposure Assessment Guidelines (EAG) last revised in 1992. While the principles expressed in the EAG are still useful, additional tools and methods have subsequently been developed. These newer resources may be invaluable to exposure assessors.