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Exposure Assessment Tools by Lifestages and Populations

Exposure assessment is one of the four major steps in risk assessment; others include hazard identification, dose-response assessment, and risk characterization.

Exposure may be estimated using one of the various population types: general population, residential and consumer, occupational, lifestages, or other potentially highly exposed populations. Alternatively, exposure assessments may be categorized according to exposure assessment approaches, exposure media, exposure routes, assessment tiers and types, or chemical classes.

General PopulationGeneral Population

See information and tools related to the general population
 

Residential ConsumersResidential Consumers

See information and tools related to residential consumers
 

Occupational WorkersOccupational Workers

See information and tools related to occupational workers
 

LifestagesLifestages

See information and tools related to lifestages
 

Highly ExposedHighly Exposed

See information and tools related to highly exposed populations

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