Accession Number : ADP008725

Title :   Historical Aspects of the Development of Quantitative Risk Assessment Technology in the U.S. Navy,

Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s) : Jenkins, Lawrence J., Jr

Report Date : JAN 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The history of the toxicology programs of the military services is an appropriate consideration when addressing the application policy, and practice to chemical risk assessment in the Department of Defense. Assessment of risk implies evaluating the probability of adverse effects caused by a chemical--under specific conditions--as opposed to a more straightforward description of the toxicity (potential for harm) of that chemical

Descriptors :   *TOXICOLOGY, *HEALTH, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, RISK.

Subject Categories : Toxicology
      Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
      Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE