Risk Assessment for the Multiple Threat from Dioxin Analysis

by Chia S. "Rocky" Shih, Univ of Texas at San Antonio, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Environmental Engineering


In this paper, the author focuses on the integrated method of estimating the risks and the evaluation of the risk acceptability based on a systematic classification of all risks involved for the handling and analysis of TCDD samples. The Event/Fault tree model and Revealed Preference Concept utilized in the analyses are presented. The role of the risk assessment in risk management decision-making process is also discussed.

Subject Headings: Risk management | Chemical compounds | Occupational safety | Public health and safety | Health hazards | Hazardous substances | Trees | Decision making

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