Dennis Paustenbach's book, Human and Ecological Risk Assessment - Theory and Practice

Monday, 27 April, 2009 - 10:00
Industry news

AIOH has a significant number of copies of Dennis Paustenbach's book, Human and Ecological Risk Assessment - Theory and Practice, available for sale.

SIA members who attended the AIOH Melbourne Conference in 2007, where presented a one day seminar may be familiar with the publication.

The text is quite comprehensive and usually retails for upwards of $200, however AIOH are currently selling them at $100ea, plus postage ($10.50). 

A précis of the book is below plus links to the 'publications' section of the AIOH website and order form.

Dennis Paustenbach Book

Human & Ecological Risk Assessment - Theory & Practice

An authoritative guide to risk assessment, grounded in actual case studies of sites or issues that address a wide range of human and ecological hazards Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: Theory and Practice assembles the expertise of more than fifty authorities from fifteen different fields, forming a comprehensive reference and textbook on risk assessment.

Containing two dozen case studies of environmental or human health risk assessments, this book not only presents the theoretical underpinnings of the discipline, but also serves as a complete handbook and "how-to" guide for those conducting or interpreting risk assessments.

Dennis Paustenbach has assembled chapters that present the most current methods for conducting hazard identification, dose-response and exposure assessment, and risk characterization components for risk assessments of any chemical hazard to humans or wildlife (fish, birds, and terrestrials). Topics addressed include hazards posed by:

  • Air emissions
  • Radiological hazards
  • Contaminated soil and foods
  • Agricultural hazards
  • Occupational hazards
  • Consumer products and water
  • Hazardous waste sites
  • Contaminated air and water

Dennis Paustenbach

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