• Life-cycle assessment or life cycle assessment ( LCA , also known as life-cycle analysis ) is a methodology for assessing environmental impacts associated with all the stages of the life-cycle of a commercial product, process, or service. (wikipedia.org)
  • Explain the methodology and steps to carry out a basic risk assessment in an enterprise. (ilo.org)
  • Making use of the methodology in the OECD Competition Assessment Toolkit , a project team composed of competition experts, economists and lawyers from OECD, the Romanian Competition Council and external consultants analysed 895 pieces of legislation, assessed costs and benefits of regulations restricting competition in the designated sectors and proposed specific recommendations for change. (oecd.org)
  • We have developed a methodology for the assessment of organizational culture (CAOC, Contextual Assessment of Organisational Culture). (vtt.fi)
  • SAS Qualitative Assessment Manager enables you to identify gaps in your methodology compared with regulatory expectations and industry best practices. (sas.com)
  • Joint Assessment Missions - a Practical Guide to Planning and Implementation outlines the standard JAM process and methodology. (unhcr.org)
  • Joint Assessment Missions - Rapid JAM outlines an abbreviated and rapid JAM methodology, to be used notably when a rapid assessment has to be carried out as a response to a new emergency and/or a new influx of refugees. (unhcr.org)
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is an internationally standardised methodology (ISO 14040 ff). (europa.eu)
  • Additionally, each assessment was developed with industry and education leaders working together to identify the appropriate criterion and testing methodology. (prweb.com)
  • The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Guidance on Federal Conformity Assessment Activities, 15 CFR Part 287 (2000), external icon and International Organization of Standardization (ISO) * external icon define conformity assessment as checking that products, materials, services, systems, or people measure up to the specifications of a relevant standard. (cdc.gov)
  • This guidance enables employees to make a suitable and sufficient assessment of significant hazards associated with their work activities. (bath.ac.uk)
  • Jointly developed with members of the Assessment Work Group, this document provides practical guidance for practitioners who are interested in using student assessments of interpersonal, intrapersonal, and higher-order cognitive competencies to guide their practice. (rand.org)
  • Joint Assessment Missions - Technical Guidance Sheets provide additional guidance on selected technical issues. (unhcr.org)
  • While intended primarily as a resource to EPA, State, other federal agency and contractor risk assessors and toxicologists, the Superfund risk assessment pages provide guidance, tools and databases useful for preparing human health and ecological risk assessments on the types of hazardous waste sites addressed by EPA land cleanup programs. (epa.gov)
  • The Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund (RAGS) should be followed when assessing human health risks at Superfund sites. (epa.gov)
  • The Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance should be followed when assessing ecological risks at Superfund sites. (epa.gov)
  • In addition, SAS Credit Assessment Manager streamlines regulatory compliance, such as European Central Bank (ECB) guidance on nonperforming loans, and related IFRS 9 and FASB reporting rules. (sas.com)
  • The Superfund risk assessment content may also help citizens and risk managers better understand Superfund's risk assessment process. (epa.gov)
  • The Cosmetology Skill Connect Assessment evaluates entry-level knowledge and skills in long hair design, lady's cut and style, men's cut and style, and men's short cut through interactive questions with media-rich content. (prweb.com)
  • As you conduct the risk assessment, look for vulnerabilities-weaknesses-that would make an asset more susceptible to damage from a hazard. (ready.gov)
  • If IDEM or another agency believes that land, air or water contains chemicals that are harmful to people, animal life or the environment, one course of action is to conduct a risk assessment. (in.gov)
  • To conduct a risk assessment, the agency takes field samples, measures the chemical levels in the samples and determines if the chemical levels pose a risk to human health. (in.gov)
  • NSF toxicology experts conduct human health and environmental risk assessments for a variety of chemicals, including drinking water additives and contaminants, industrial chemicals, dietary supplement ingredients, food additives, food contact materials, medical devices, cosmetics and consumer products. (nsf.org)
  • This category describes the information collected by a case worker in an assessment, the skills the case worker needs to conduct an effective assessment and where to find information about assessments designed for specific programs. (wa.gov)
  • Conduct the assessment in a safe and confidential environment. (wa.gov)
  • This research may ultimately provide clinicians with an inexpensive, safe, and highly-effective diagnostic tool for the quantitative assessment of cancer. (prweb.com)
  • A framework for both qualitative and quantitative assessment of individual nonperforming loans, extending the capability of SAS ® Expected Credit Loss (IFRS 9/CECL) to evaluate a bank's entire loan portfolio. (sas.com)
  • However, nurses must rely heavily on knowledge, interviewing techniques, and physical assessment skills to competently assess and manage patients with acute pain, because these skills have not been replaced by technology. (medscape.com)
  • The Facility Risk Assessment is used to clearly assess all the factors which affect the security, reliability and energy efficiency of your IT operations, and to make qualified recommendations for optimization measures which will increase the security and efficiency of your data center. (fujitsu.com)
  • This self-assessment tool can be used to assess your organizational strengths and weaknesses and is intended to help network leaders and members identify areas needing attention. (himss.org)
  • If you are a TVI and feel that you can do the assessment yourself, that is fine, or you can co-assess with a CVI Mentor to ensure you have a reliable score. (wv.us)
  • For a financial advisor to develop an accurate and effective risk assessment or profile, he or she must determine and assess each of the above-mentioned characteristics independently in order to compare them to each other and then combine them into a sensible investment risk level for a given client. (investopedia.com)
  • Technology Forms/Checklists - these forms cannot function as stand alone assessments because IDEA specifies a narrative evaluation report. (wv.us)
  • EPA is announcing the availability of the document, Integrated Science Assessment for Ozone and Related Photochemical Oxidants (First External Review Draft) for public review and comments. (epa.gov)
  • The Florida Standards Alternate Assessment (FSAA) is designed for students whose participation in the general statewide assessment program (Florida Standards Assessments, Statewide Science Assessment, Next Generation Sunshine State Standards End-of-Course Assessments) is not appropriate, even with accommodations. (fldoe.org)
  • Fitness assessments are recommended for participants as a comprehensive physical assessment to determine current level of fitness. (ou.edu)
  • Diagnostic therapy may be performed as part of the comprehensive assessment to help in making a diagnosis and to determine if the individual is stimulable to voice therapy efforts. (asha.org)
  • TfL can then determine what level of highway assessment is appropriate and whether traffic modelling is required. (tfl.gov.uk)
  • Superfund risk assessments determine how threatening a hazardous waste site is to human health and the environment. (epa.gov)
  • IASA assessments determine compliance with these international Standards by focusing on the eight critical elements of an effective aviation safety oversight authority specified in ICAO Document 9734, Safety Oversight Manual. (faa.gov)
  • APHIS shares draft pest risk assessments with the public to determine whether stakeholders have information that might lead us to revise the draft assessment before we identify pest mitigations and proceed with official rulemaking. (usda.gov)
  • To schedule a phone screening to determine if the ADHD Assessment Team can help address your needs, please call 413-545-0041. (umass.edu)
  • Determine the type of assessment required. (wa.gov)
  • This risk assessment allows an advisor to determine the most suitable investments for each client to consider. (investopedia.com)
  • Completing a risk assessment enables a financial advisor to determine general classes of assets and specific types of investments that are most appropriate for a given client. (investopedia.com)
  • Podcast focuses on the community health needs assessment, with two people with different perspectives: Peggy Rost, Community Benefits Coordinator at the UVM Medical Center and Kim Anderson, Director of Development and Communications at the Community Health Centers of Burlington. (nih.gov)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Geriatric Society recommend yearly fall assessment screening for all adults 65 years of age and older. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Fully supports the executive attestation process, including a summary of internal controls and self-assessment results. (sas.com)
  • In addition to the Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA), the main document that concludes an FSAP for an individual country, FSAP supporting documents include Technical Notes, which provide additional background information and analyses, and Detailed Assessments of Observance of relevant financial sector standards and codes, which are generally produced as part of FSAP assessments. (imf.org)
  • The National Planning Policy Framework states that all developments that generate significant amounts of movement should be supported by a Transport Statement or Transport Assessment and submitted with a planning application for the development. (google.com)
  • In its Communication on Integrated Product Policy (COM (2003)302), the European Commission concluded that Life Cycle Assessments provide the best framework for assessing the potential environmental impacts of products currently available. (europa.eu)
  • The Fit assessment measures an individual's interests and values and matches them to the work environment. (act.org)
  • EIC provides high-quality environmental information on India to improve the decision-making process and environmental impact assessments. (who.int)
  • In public health and health information technology (IT), conformity assessment is the practice of determining what meets the requirements of a particular standard for products (e.g., laboratory media, electronic health record [EHR] messaging implementation guide), services (e.g., standards that support the U.S. Public Health Mission external icon ), and systems (e.g., assessing essential capabilities of public health labs, testing surveillance electronic system, certifying EHR). (cdc.gov)
  • Definition: 1Comprehensive health assessment includes a health history that includes past and present health issues, social history, and sexual history. (cdc.gov)
  • You should carry out a risk assessment before you do any work which presents a risk of injury or ill health. (bath.ac.uk)
  • This course gives participants the knowledge and skills to effectively use the basic risk assessment technique for the improvement of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) conditions in enterprises. (ilo.org)
  • This information sheet discusses trichloroethylene and its health effects, including the results of a new draft health risk assessment conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). (cdc.gov)
  • EPA has issued an updated draft health risk assessment for TCE. (cdc.gov)
  • The EPA draft health risk assessment proposes a range of toxicity values that is lower than the value previously published for TCE. (cdc.gov)
  • In response to the draft EPA health risk assessment for TCE, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is recommending that an exposure limit of five micrograms of TCE per liter of water (5 µg/L) be used in place of the existing MDH Health Risk Limit (HRL) of 30 µg/L for drinking water from private wells. (cdc.gov)
  • While the EPA health risk assessment is still in draft form, MDH considers the document as representing the best available toxicological information on TCE. (cdc.gov)
  • One of the first steps in undertaking a health IT implementation is the assessment of the readiness of the organization for that implementation. (himss.org)
  • EPA conducts site-by-site risk assessments to address the unique contaminants and range of potential health effects at Superfund sites. (epa.gov)
  • The diagram represents the components of ecological and human health risk assessments in the Superfund and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) programs. (epa.gov)
  • Recent changes in legislation now require that such hospitals explicitly and publicly demonstrate community benefit by conducting a community health needs assessment (CHNA) and adopting an implementation strategy to meet the identified community health needs. (nih.gov)
  • If the assessment shows you are at an increased risk, your health care provider and/or caregiver may recommend strategies to prevent falls and reduce the chance of injury. (medlineplus.gov)
  • However, getting employees to fill out a risk assessment and, more importantly, to use the resulting insight to become proactive about their health is a challenge of its own. (shrm.org)
  • According to a survey of more than 2,900 companies conducted by HR consultancy Mercer, the proportion of employers asking employees to fill out health risk assessments rose from 53 percent in 2006 to 65 percent in 2008 and to 73 percent in 2009. (shrm.org)
  • Health risk assessments are often referred to as HRAs, which can be confusing since HRAs also commonly refer to health reimbursement arrangements, which are quite a different kettle of fish. (shrm.org)
  • This has prompted some to use the term 'health risk questionnaire' instead, but 'health risk assessment' remains the term of art. (shrm.org)
  • When Intel Corp. began its effort to have employees fill out risk assessments, the participation rate was less than 10 percent, said Corrie Zenzola, Intel's global health and risk benefits design manager in Folsom, Calif. The reason? (shrm.org)
  • Employees who go on to the third step, which is health coaching based on what the risk assessment reveals, receive another $25 gift card. (shrm.org)
  • Although these incentives have increased participation in health risk assessment programs, Intel received another bump in participation following its announcement that employees who complete the risk assessment process will receive a $250 annual health insurance premium reduction. (shrm.org)
  • AstraZeneca, the London-based pharmaceutical company, asks its U.S. employees to complete an annual health assessment using the Mayo Clinic's online questionnaire. (shrm.org)
  • Employees who complete the assessment receive a $50 reduction in their monthly health insurance premiums. (shrm.org)
  • Note: This risk assessment tool was clinically tested and evaluated by community mental health clinicians and a sample of clients in 6 catchment areas of Erie County, NY with a total population of 1.2 million, and approved that that county's Department of Mental Health for broad implementation. (cdc.gov)
  • The National College Health Assessment (NCHA) is a survey developed by the American College Health Association (ACHA) to collect data about the health of college students and provides insight into how Klotz Student Health Center and other CSUN departments can best serve the student population. (csun.edu)
  • Sustainable outreaches such as the Harvest of Health Fair were developed based on program assessment. (csun.edu)
  • Assessment may refer to: Educational assessment, the process of documenting knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs Health assessment, a plan of care that identifies the specific needs of the client and how those needs will be addressed by the healthcare system Library assessment is a process undertaken by libraries to learn about the needs of users (and non-users). (wikipedia.org)
  • Nailbed Assessment is done to fingernails and toenails providing important information about a patient's health. (wikipedia.org)
  • These assessments are hosted on the patented LearnMate system, which enables real-time, dynamic reporting available to instructors and administrators. (prweb.com)
  • NDIC anticipates that this drug threat assessment will be useful to policymakers, law enforcement personnel, and treatment providers at the federal, state, and local levels because it draws upon a broad range of information sources to describe and analyze the drug threat to Hawaii. (justice.gov)
  • The Connecticut Drug Threat Assessment was produced in July 2002 and is available on NDIC's web site www.usdoj.gov/ndic or by contacting the NDIC dissemination line at 814-532-4541. (justice.gov)
  • This Web site presents results of the assessments, including IUCN Red List threat category, range map, ecology information and other data for every amphibian species. (merlot.org)
  • Region 4 Educational Services (Texas) - This site sells the Assessment of Braille Literacy Skills, Braille Requisite Skills Inventory: Assessment and Planning Tool, as well as other materials specific to the blind and low vision population. (wv.us)
  • This process is called 'Risk Assessment' and it is a legal requirement. (bath.ac.uk)
  • The assessment of human failures is implicit in that process. (hse.gov.uk)
  • And because CFOs, or an equivalent executive authority, must sign off on (or attest to) processes and reporting results that affect the bank's financial statements, the solution supports a comprehensive process for executive assessment and attestation of the reporting data. (sas.com)
  • The JAM Practical Guide has been developed to ensure timely planning and to facilitate the overall process of conducting joint UNHCR/WFP assessment missions. (unhcr.org)
  • Joint Assessment Missions " is an overall summary of the JAM purpose and process, intended to be viewed by management and decision-makers. (unhcr.org)
  • SAS Credit Assessment Manager automates the process of loan categorization and integrates individually assessed impairment values with your expected credit loss (ECL) solution. (sas.com)
  • In addition to an attendance certificate, students who sit the optional course assessment will also be sent an official University of Warwick transcript of results which can often be used for credit transfer at your home institution. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Risk Assessments may proceed in a straightforward, linear fashion, but often repeat stages depending on sampling and analytical results and on decisions made by risk assessors and risk managers. (epa.gov)
  • Assessment results are provided in a subsequent feedback session and clients are provided with a detailed report summarizing our findings. (umass.edu)
  • Determines the type of participation activities that best meets the needs of parent and child based on the results of the assessment. (wa.gov)
  • Document the results of the assessment in the appropriate automated system. (wa.gov)
  • Provide feedback to the referring worker regarding the results of the assessment and the recommendations for further services and participation. (wa.gov)
  • Meeting several times per semester, the Council creates innovative assessment strategies, monitors compliance with university and accreditation assessment policies, shares success stories and assessment-related challenges, and develops meaningful practices to improve student learning across NYU programs and units. (nyu.edu)
  • Another important workstream of the project was to provide assistance in building the competition assessment capabilities of the Romania administration. (oecd.org)
  • In addition, the RAND Education Assessment Finder is intended to provide information about a wide range of measures that have been developed for research purposes as well as for use in practice, including information on the validity and reliability evidence associated with each measure. (rand.org)
  • This paper provides a comprehensive assessment of need across the ECCE mixed delivery system with a focus on programs that directly provide ECCE: universal prekindergarten, Head Start and Early Head Start, American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Head Start and Early Head Start, Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships, Educare, Oklahoma child care, and tribal child care. (urban.org)
  • This service allows stakeholders to review and provide comments on draft risk assessments or pest lists for fruits, vegetables, plants, or plant products for a 30-day period. (usda.gov)
  • You will have an additional opportunity to provide comments on our risk assessments or pest lists when the respective proposed rules or notices are available for comment in the Federal Register. (usda.gov)
  • The USDA Quality System Assessment (QSA) Program provides companies that supply agricultural products and services the opportunity to assure customers of their ability to provide consistent quality products or services. (usda.gov)
  • Annex 1: Laboratory Assessment Tool - short version for EVD/VHF (‎Only for Ebola/VHF diagnosis capacity and not for clinical testing for Ebola/VHF patients)‎ System questionnaire for Ebola virus disease/viral haemorrhagic fever diagnosis capacity (‎not for clinical testing for Ebola virus disease/viral haemorrhagic fever)‎ WHO/HSE/GCR/LYO/2012.2/Add. (who.int)
  • Annex 2: Laboratory Assessment Tool - short version for EVD/VHF (‎Only for Ebola/VHF diagnosis capacity and not for clinical testing for Ebola/VHF patients)‎ Annex 2: Facility questionnaire for Ebola virus disease/viral haemorrhagic fever diagnosis capacity (‎not for clinical testing for Ebola virus disease/viral haemorrhagic fever)‎ WHO/HSE/GCR/LYO/2012.2/Add. (who.int)
  • If you would like an assessment done on a student who has a diagnosis of CVI, then contact Ruth Ann King at [email protected] or call at 304-558-2696 to have that scheduled. (wv.us)
  • Integrating WMS®-IV data with the WAIS®-IV and other measures of cognitive ability and memory for adults, Essentials of WMS®-IV Assessment now includes four new subtests and a revised index structure. (wiley.com)
  • To this end, officials from the line ministries and the relevant authorities were appointed by the Romanian Chancellery in order to gain exposure to the application of the OECD Competition Assessment Toolkit. (oecd.org)
  • Life-cycle assessment (LCA) is sometimes referred to synonymously as life-cycle analysis in the scholarly and agency report literatures. (wikipedia.org)
  • The European Commission's project The European Platform of Life Cycle Assessment intends to address the above. (europa.eu)
  • See Person-Centered focus on Function: Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing for examples of assessment data consistent with ICF. (asha.org)
  • Readiness assessment addresses the organizational, structural, and human factors in an IT implementation. (himss.org)
  • All SMI participating hospitals were encouraged and invited to take part in a Culture Assessment Survey (CAS) in preparation for SMI bundle implementation. (acog.org)
  • This information is used for assessment, planning, policy formulation and mandated reporting. (temple.edu)
  • ACT WorkKeys also offers additional assessments to measure interests, values, and behaviors that can lead to greater job satisfaction. (act.org)
  • The Talent assessment helps employers find and develop employees by measuring work-related attitudes and behaviors. (act.org)
  • It fosters inquiry into assessment, description, and classification of normal and abnormal behaviors, psychobiological factors predisposing, precipitating, and maintaining psychopathology, and theories of psychopathology and behavior change. (springer.com)
  • Fosters scientific inquiry into assessment, description, and classification of normal and abnormal behaviors. (springer.com)
  • SAS Qualitative Assessment Manager provides comprehensive workflow capabilities for governing entire processes related to complying with Federal Reserve Supervisory Assessment of Capital Planning and Positions (SR 15-18/SR 15-19) and for related capital requirements processes for European and other international banks (Pillar 2 under Basel III). (sas.com)
  • However, ultrasound has limited utility in cancer assessment because aside from tumor size measurement, it lacks the quantitative diagnostic capabilities necessary for determining tumor malignancy. (prweb.com)
  • Reap the benefits of a full, centrally managed and reliable range of management reports, including regular assessment of borrower repayment capabilities beyond basic loan servicing data. (sas.com)
  • Practitioners, researchers, and policymakers can use it to explore what assessments are available, what they are designed to measure, how they are administered, what demands they place on students and teachers, and what kinds of uses their scores support. (rand.org)
  • The report describes arts assessment in five states-Kentucky, Minnesota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Washington state-and the strengths and weaknesses of those programs. (edweek.org)
  • The authors also offer expert assessment of the test's relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on its clinical applications, and several illuminating case studies. (wiley.com)
  • Just as fires and explosions are closely related phenomena in physical and chemical terms, bomb-damage assessment is an aspect of forensic science closely related to arson investigation. (encyclopedia.com)
  • This draft assessment takes into account the most current studies of TCE toxicity, and incorporates several recent developments in risk assessment methods. (cdc.gov)
  • Changes to the draft assessment may occur because it incorporates a number of newer risk assessment techniques. (cdc.gov)
  • All of our courses have an optional assessment which is usually a two hour exam on the final day of the programme. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • 09/07/2014 - The first volume examines 15-year-old students' performance in financial literacy in the 18 countries and economies that participated in this optional assessment. (oecd.org)
  • In recent decades, technological advances have refined the clinical assessment and management of adult patients in the acute care setting. (medscape.com)
  • It just seems like either strategy has drawbacks, but for some reason educational assessment researchers have decided that priming people with which answers to look for (by giving them the pre-test) is okay, while risking the probability that some people will have prior knowledge is not okay. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Most educators have not been well-trained in educational assessment because few teachers or administrators have taken more than a single course, if that, in educational testing. (edweek.org)