Definitions for "Health Risk Assessment"
scientific evaluation of the probability of harm resulting from exposure to hazardous materials
a document that identifies the risks and quantities of possible adverse health effects that may result from exposure to emissions of toxic air contaminants. A health risk assessment cannot predict specific health effects; it only describes the increased possibility of adverse health effects based on the best scientific information available
A qualitative or quantitative evaluation of the environmental health risk resulting from exposure to a chemical or physical agent (pollutant); combines exposure assessment results with toxicity assessment results to estimate risk.
A self-report of an individual's health history, including family and personal health, lifestyle activities such as diet, exercise, weight control and substance use.