Risk Assessment Training Experience (RATE)
Identifies the four risk assessment steps, their definitions, and how each contributes to a risk assessment’s overall conclusions
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These modules will offer hands-on training in the primary areas of risk assessment (i.e., legal background, hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment, and risk characterization) at the University of Iowa Superfund Research Program on October 2, 2017. An additional module covering EPA’s Exposure Factors Interactive Resource for Scenarios Tool (or ExpoFIRST) was added to the list of modules and is based on previous presentations by NCEA staff. Goals of the course: Identify the four risk assessment steps, their definitions, and how each contributes to a risk assessment’s overall conclusions; become familiar with risk assessment terminology; learn definitions of reference concentration, reference dose and cancer slope factor; and become familiar with exposure assessment.