What is environmental risk assessment?
Environmental Risk Assessment is a process for estimating the likelihood or probability of an adverse outcome or event due to pressures or changes in environmental conditions resulting from human activities.
What is an example of an environmental risk?
EXAMPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS INCLUDE:
Disease-causing microorganisms and plants. Pesticides. Heavy metals. Chemicals in consumer products.
What are the 6 environmental risk factors?
Environmental risks to health include pollution, radiation, noise, land use patterns, work environment, and climate change.
Risk assessment is a term used to describe the overall process or method where you: Analyze and evaluate the risk associated with that hazard (risk analysis, and risk evaluation). Determine appropriate ways to eliminate the hazard, or control the risk when the hazard cannot be eliminated (risk control).
Ozone Depletion, Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming
Environmental risks to health include pollution, radiation, noise, land use patterns, or climate change. Environmental health is a growing area of knowledge, continually increasing and updating the body of evidence linking the environment to human health.
Environmental factors include temperature, food, pollutants, population density, sound, light, and parasites.