APES 2012 Human Hazard Presentation
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APES 2012 Human Hazard Presentation
An explanation of the hazards to human health.
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Basic Toxicology

"Toxicology is defined as the study of chemical or physical agents which interact with biologic systems to produce a response in the organisms. Toxicity is the relative ability of a substance to cause injury to biologic tissue."

Also include information on what makes substances harmful to humans.

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Routes of transmission of infectious diseases agents

Information on the transmission of infectious diseases, pathogens, and vectors.

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Society of Toxicology

"Risk assessment is a process by which scientists evaluate the potential for adverse health or environmental effects from exposure to naturally occurring or synthetic agents. The goal of risk assessment is to provide risk managers, who might be, for example, government regulatory officials, industry health and safety directors or public health officials, with a rational basis for making decisions about managing the use of chemicals or physical agents in order to protect health and the environment."

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Toxicity Ratings Chart

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Toxic Legacy - USA

September 2010 The oil may have stopped pouring into the Gulf of Mexico. Yet the devastation continues as hundreds of people begin to suffer the medical cons...
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