Chemical Exposure Assessment Program at Los Alamos National Laboratory: A risk based approach

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The University of California Contract And DOE Order 5480.10 require that Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) perform health hazard assessments/inventories of all employee workplaces. In response to this LANL has developed the Chemical Exposure Assessment Program. This program provides a systematic risk-based approach to anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of chemical workplace exposures. Program implementation focuses resources on exposures with the highest risks for causing adverse health effects. Implementation guidance includes procedures for basic characterization, qualitative risk assessment, quantitative validation, and recommendations and reevaluation. Each component of the program is described. It is shown how a systematic method of assessment ... continued below

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Stephenson, D.J. April 1, 1996.

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The University of California Contract And DOE Order 5480.10 require that Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) perform health hazard assessments/inventories of all employee workplaces. In response to this LANL has developed the Chemical Exposure Assessment Program. This program provides a systematic risk-based approach to anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of chemical workplace exposures. Program implementation focuses resources on exposures with the highest risks for causing adverse health effects. Implementation guidance includes procedures for basic characterization, qualitative risk assessment, quantitative validation, and recommendations and reevaluation. Each component of the program is described. It is shown how a systematic method of assessment improves documentation, retrieval, and use of generated exposure information.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96008124

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  • Waste management `96: HLW, LLW, mixed wastes and environmental restoration - working towards a cleaner environment, Tucson, AZ (United States), 25-29 Feb 1996

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  • Other: DE96008124
  • Report No.: LA-UR--96-378
  • Report No.: CONF-960212--67
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 212489
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc672518

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Stephenson, D.J. Chemical Exposure Assessment Program at Los Alamos National Laboratory: A risk based approach, article, April 1, 1996; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc672518/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.