User`s guide for the Simplified Risk Model (SRM)

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SRM can be used to quickly compare relative values relating to risk for many environmental management activities or alternatives at US DOE sites. Purpose of this guide is to provide the user with the essential values and decision points for each model variable. The numerical results are useful for ranking and screening purposes and should not be compared directly against absolute risk numerical results such as in CERCLA baseline risk assessments or Safety Analysis Reports. Implementing the SRM entails performing several preliminary steps, selecting values of the risk elements, calculating the risk equations, and checking the results. SRM considers two ... continued below

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Peatross, R.G. & Eide, S.A. October 1, 1996.

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SRM can be used to quickly compare relative values relating to risk for many environmental management activities or alternatives at US DOE sites. Purpose of this guide is to provide the user with the essential values and decision points for each model variable. The numerical results are useful for ranking and screening purposes and should not be compared directly against absolute risk numerical results such as in CERCLA baseline risk assessments or Safety Analysis Reports. Implementing the SRM entails performing several preliminary steps, selecting values of the risk elements, calculating the risk equations, and checking the results. SRM considers two types of waste management states: inactive (rest) and active (transition). SRM considers risk from exposures to radionuclides and hazardous chemicals, as well as industrial hazards; however this user`s guide does not cover risk from industrial hazards (Section 10 of Eide et al. (1996) must be consulted).

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INIS; OSTI as DE97050825

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  • Other: DE97050825
  • Report No.: INEL--96/0397
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/421936 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 421936
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc678260

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Peatross, R.G. & Eide, S.A. User`s guide for the Simplified Risk Model (SRM), report, October 1, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc678260/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.