The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
An agency in the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. It was created as an independent regulatory agency responsible for the implementation of federal laws designed to protect the environment. Its mission is to protect human health and the ENVIRONMENT.
Elements, compounds, mixtures, or solutions that are considered severely harmful to human health and the environment. They include substances that are toxic, corrosive, flammable, or explosive.
An array of tests used to determine the toxicity of a substance to living systems. These include tests on clinical drugs, foods, and environmental pollutants.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.
The science concerned with the detection, chemical composition, and biological action of toxic substances or poisons and the treatment and prevention of toxic manifestations.
The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.
The study of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION and the toxic effects of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS on the ECOSYSTEM. The term was coined by Truhaut in 1969.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Substances or energies, for example heat or light, which when introduced into the air, water, or land threaten life or health of individuals or ECOSYSTEMS.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Evaluation of the nature and extent of nursing problems presented by a patient for the purpose of patient care planning.
Procedures, such as TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUES; mathematical models; etc., when used or advocated for use in place of the use of animals in research or diagnostic laboratories.
The process of minimizing risk to an organization by developing systems to identify and analyze potential hazards to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences, and by attempting to handle events and incidents which do occur in such a manner that their effect and cost are minimized. Effective risk management has its greatest benefits in application to insurance in order to avert or minimize financial liability. (From Slee & Slee: Health care terms, 2d ed)
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
The maximum exposure to a biologically active physical or chemical agent that is allowed during an 8-hour period (a workday) in a population of workers, or during a 24-hour period in the general population, which does not appear to cause appreciable harm, whether immediate or delayed for any period, in the target population. (From Lewis Dictionary of Toxicology, 1st ed)
Carcinogenic substances that are found in the environment.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Tests to experimentally measure the tumor-producing/cancer cell-producing potency of an agent by administering the agent (e.g., benzanthracenes) and observing the quantity of tumors or the cell transformation developed over a given period of time. The carcinogenicity value is usually measured as milligrams of agent administered per tumor developed. Though this test differs from the DNA-repair and bacterial microsome MUTAGENICITY TESTS, researchers often attempt to correlate the finding of carcinogenicity values and mutagenicity values.
Substances that increase the risk of NEOPLASMS in humans or animals. Both genotoxic chemicals, which affect DNA directly, and nongenotoxic chemicals, which induce neoplasms by other mechanism, are included.
The presence in food of harmful, unpalatable, or otherwise objectionable foreign substances, e.g. chemicals, microorganisms or diluents, before, during, or after processing or storage.
Chemical compounds which pollute the water of rivers, streams, lakes, the sea, reservoirs, or other bodies of water.
The predisposition to tooth decay (DENTAL CARIES).
The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
The highest dosage administered that does not produce toxic effects.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
The study of existing genetic knowledge, and the generation of new genetic data, to understand and thus avoid DRUG TOXICITY and adverse effects from toxic substances from the environment.
Chemicals used to destroy pests of any sort. The concept includes fungicides (FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL); INSECTICIDES; RODENTICIDES; etc.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
Evaluation of the level of physical, physiological, or mental functioning in the older population group.
Chlorinated hydrocarbons containing heteroatoms that are present as contaminants of herbicides. Dioxins are carcinogenic, teratogenic, and mutagenic. They have been banned from use by the FDA.
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
Toxic, volatile, flammable liquid hydrocarbon byproduct of coal distillation. It is used as an industrial solvent in paints, varnishes, lacquer thinners, gasoline, etc. Benzene causes central nervous system damage acutely and bone marrow damage chronically and is carcinogenic. It was formerly used as parasiticide.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Substances which pollute the soil. Use for soil pollutants in general or for which there is no specific heading.
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
Chemical substances that are foreign to the biological system. They include naturally occurring compounds, drugs, environmental agents, carcinogens, insecticides, etc.
A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents by inhaling them.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.
The failure by the observer to measure or identify a phenomenon accurately, which results in an error. Sources for this may be due to the observer's missing an abnormality, or to faulty technique resulting in incorrect test measurement, or to misinterpretation of the data. Two varieties are inter-observer variation (the amount observers vary from one another when reporting on the same material) and intra-observer variation (the amount one observer varies between observations when reporting more than once on the same material).
The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
A graphic means for assessing the ability of a screening test to discriminate between healthy and diseased persons; may also be used in other studies, e.g., distinguishing stimuli responses as to a faint stimuli or nonstimuli.
Falls due to slipping or tripping which may result in injury.
Acquiring information from a patient on past medical conditions and treatments.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
Detection of a MUTATION; GENOTYPE; KARYOTYPE; or specific ALLELES associated with genetic traits, heritable diseases, or predisposition to a disease, or that may lead to the disease in descendants. It includes prenatal genetic testing.
An educational process that provides information and advice to individuals or families about a genetic condition that may affect them. The purpose is to help individuals make informed decisions about marriage, reproduction, and other health management issues based on information about the genetic disease, the available diagnostic tests, and management programs. Psychosocial support is usually offered.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
Cultivated plants or agricultural produce such as grain, vegetables, or fruit. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
Statistical formulations or analyses which, when applied to data and found to fit the data, are then used to verify the assumptions and parameters used in the analysis. Examples of statistical models are the linear model, binomial model, polynomial model, two-parameter model, etc.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
The collective designation of three organizations with common membership: the European Economic Community (Common Market), the European Coal and Steel Community, and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). It was known as the European Community until 1994. It is primarily an economic union with the principal objectives of free movement of goods, capital, and labor. Professional services, social, medical and paramedical, are subsumed under labor. The constituent countries are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. (The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997, p842)
A highly volatile inhalation anesthetic used mainly in short surgical procedures where light anesthesia with good analgesia is required. It is also used as an industrial solvent. Prolonged exposure to high concentrations of the vapor can lead to cardiotoxicity and neurological impairment.
Evaluation and measurement of nutritional variables in order to assess the level of nutrition or the NUTRITIONAL STATUS of the individual. NUTRITION SURVEYS may be used in making the assessment.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
Waste products which threaten life, health, or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of, or otherwise managed.
Dynamic and kinetic mechanisms of exogenous chemical and DRUG LIBERATION; ABSORPTION; BIOLOGICAL TRANSPORT; TISSUE DISTRIBUTION; BIOTRANSFORMATION; elimination; and DRUG TOXICITY as a function of dosage, and rate of METABOLISM. LADMER, ADME and ADMET are abbreviations for liberation, absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination, and toxicology.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or material. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.
Means or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines and often the watershed from which the water is ultimately drawn. (Webster, 3d ed)
Contamination of the air, bodies of water, or land with substances that are harmful to human health and the environment.
Substances or organisms which pollute the water or bodies of water. Use for water pollutants in general or those for which there is no specific heading.
Tests of chemical substances and physical agents for mutagenic potential. They include microbial, insect, mammalian cell, and whole animal tests.
Activities involved in ensuring the safety of FOOD including avoidance of bacterial and other contamination.
Chemical agents that increase the rate of genetic mutation by interfering with the function of nucleic acids. A clastogen is a specific mutagen that causes breaks in chromosomes.
The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.
The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.
Pesticides or their breakdown products remaining in the environment following their normal use or accidental contamination.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
The condition in which reasonable knowledge regarding risks, benefits, or the future is not available.
The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.
Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.
Mathematical or statistical procedures used as aids in making a decision. They are frequently used in medical decision-making.
Uptake of substances through the SKIN.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Establishment of the level of a quantifiable effect indicative of a biologic process. The evaluation is frequently to detect the degree of toxic or therapeutic effect.
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
An infant during the first month after birth.
A latent susceptibility to disease at the genetic level, which may be activated under certain conditions.
Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.
Exercise of governmental authority to control conduct.
Release of oil into the environment usually due to human activity.
The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.
Evaluation of biomedical technology in relation to cost, efficacy, utilization, etc., and its future impact on social, ethical, and legal systems.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
General agreement or collective opinion; the judgment arrived at by most of those concerned.
A shiny gray element with atomic symbol As, atomic number 33, and atomic weight 75. It occurs throughout the universe, mostly in the form of metallic arsenides. Most forms are toxic. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), arsenic and certain arsenic compounds have been listed as known carcinogens. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.
Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.
A system for verifying and maintaining a desired level of quality in a product or process by careful planning, use of proper equipment, continued inspection, and corrective action as required. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Standards for limiting worker exposure to airborne contaminants. They are the maximum concentration in air at which it is believed that a particular substance will not produce adverse health effects with repeated daily exposure. It can be a time-weighted average (TLV-TWA), a short-term value (TLV-STEL), or an instantaneous value (TLV-Ceiling). They are expressed either as parts per million (ppm) or milligram per cubic meter (mg/m3).
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.
Metals with high specific gravity, typically larger than 5. They have complex spectra, form colored salts and double salts, have a low electrode potential, are mainly amphoteric, yield weak bases and weak acids, and are oxidizing or reducing agents (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
An institute of the CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION which is responsible for assuring safe and healthful working conditions and for developing standards of safety and health. Research activities are carried out pertinent to these goals.
A colorless and flammable gas at room temperature and pressure. Ethylene oxide is a bactericidal, fungicidal, and sporicidal disinfectant. It is effective against most micro-organisms, including viruses. It is used as a fumigant for foodstuffs and textiles and as an agent for the gaseous sterilization of heat-labile pharmaceutical and surgical materials. (From Reynolds, Martindale The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p794)
Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
A chemical by-product that results from burning or incinerating chlorinated industrial chemicals and other hydrocarbons. This compound is considered an environmental toxin, and may pose reproductive, as well as, other health risks for animals and humans.
A nursing specialty involving nursing care given to the pregnant patient before, after, or during childbirth.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
The total amount of a chemical, metal or radioactive substance present at any time after absorption in the body of man or animal.
Application of statistical procedures to analyze specific observed or assumed facts from a particular study.
The study of chance processes or the relative frequency characterizing a chance process.
Psychiatry in its legal aspects. This includes criminology, penology, commitment of mentally ill, the psychiatrist's role in compensation cases, the problems of releasing information to the court, and of expert testimony.
The study of aquatic life inhabiting bodies of water, including growth, morphology, physiology, genetics, distribution, and interactions with other organisms and the environment. It includes MARINE HYDROBIOLOGY.
Substances intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or functions. Included in this definition are skin creams, lotions, perfumes, lipsticks, fingernail polishes, eye and facial makeup preparations, permanent waves, hair colors, toothpastes, and deodorants, as well as any material intended for use as a component of a cosmetic product. (U.S. Food & Drug Administration Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition Office of Cosmetics Fact Sheet (web page) Feb 1995)
Industrial products consisting of a mixture of chlorinated biphenyl congeners and isomers. These compounds are highly lipophilic and tend to accumulate in fat stores of animals. Many of these compounds are considered toxic and potential environmental pollutants.
A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.
Pesticides designed to control insects that are harmful to man. The insects may be directly harmful, as those acting as disease vectors, or indirectly harmful, as destroyers of crops, food products, or textile fabrics.
Place or physical location of work or employment.
The branch of dentistry concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance and promotion of oral health.
Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)
A graphic device used in decision analysis, series of decision options are represented as branches (hierarchical).
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
An ulceration caused by prolonged pressure on the SKIN and TISSUES when one stays in one position for a long period of time, such as lying in bed. The bony areas of the body are the most frequently affected sites which become ischemic (ISCHEMIA) under sustained and constant pressure.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
The development of systems to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences in an institutional setting. The concept includes prevention or reduction of adverse events or incidents involving employees, patients, or facilities. Examples include plans to reduce injuries from falls or plans for fire safety to promote a safe institutional environment.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
A major group of unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbons containing two or more rings. The vast number of compounds of this important group, derived chiefly from petroleum and coal tar, are rather highly reactive and chemically versatile. The name is due to the strong and not unpleasant odor characteristic of most substances of this nature. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed, p96)
Studies designed to examine associations, commonly, hypothesized causal relations. They are usually concerned with identifying or measuring the effects of risk factors or exposures. The common types of analytic study are CASE-CONTROL STUDIES; COHORT STUDIES; and CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDIES.
Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Breaks in bones resulting from low bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration characteristic of OSTEOPOROSIS.
Exogenous agents, synthetic and naturally occurring, which are capable of disrupting the functions of the ENDOCRINE SYSTEM including the maintenance of HOMEOSTASIS and the regulation of developmental processes. Endocrine disruptors are compounds that can mimic HORMONES, or enhance or block the binding of hormones to their receptors, or otherwise lead to activating or inhibiting the endocrine signaling pathways and hormone metabolism.
Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.
Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.
Disorders that result from the intended use of PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS. Included in this heading are a broad variety of chemically-induced adverse conditions due to toxicity, DRUG INTERACTIONS, and metabolic effects of pharmaceuticals.
Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.
Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
Presentation of pertinent data by one with special skill or knowledge representing mastery of a particular subject.
The contamination of indoor air.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
An imbalance between myocardial functional requirements and the capacity of the CORONARY VESSELS to supply sufficient blood flow. It is a form of MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA (insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle) caused by a decreased capacity of the coronary vessels.
International organizations which provide health-related or other cooperative services.
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
Provision of physical and biological barriers to the dissemination of potentially hazardous biologically active agents (bacteria, viruses, recombinant DNA, etc.). Physical containment involves the use of special equipment, facilities, and procedures to prevent the escape of the agent. Biological containment includes use of immune personnel and the selection of agents and hosts that will minimize the risk should the agent escape the containment facility.
A method of measuring the effects of a biologically active substance using an intermediate in vivo or in vitro tissue or cell model under controlled conditions. It includes virulence studies in animal fetuses in utero, mouse convulsion bioassay of insulin, quantitation of tumor-initiator systems in mouse skin, calculation of potentiating effects of a hormonal factor in an isolated strip of contracting stomach muscle, etc.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
Research techniques that focus on study designs and data gathering methods in human and animal populations.
The branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their ENVIRONMENT, especially as manifested by natural cycles and rhythms, community development and structure, interactions between different kinds of organisms, geographic distributions, and population alterations. (Webster's, 3d ed)
Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources.
Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.
A chlorinated hydrocarbon that has been used as an inhalation anesthetic and acts as a narcotic in high concentrations. Its primary use is as a solvent in manufacturing and food technology.
The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.
Collection, analysis, and interpretation of data about the frequency, distribution, and consequences of disease or health conditions, for use in the planning, implementing, and evaluating public health programs.
The system of glands that release their secretions (hormones) directly into the circulatory system. In addition to the ENDOCRINE GLANDS, included are the CHROMAFFIN SYSTEM and the NEUROSECRETORY SYSTEMS.
A plant growing in a location where it is not wanted, often competing with cultivated plants.
The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (AIR POLLUTANTS) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. The substances may include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; or volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
A contact dermatitis due to allergic sensitization to various substances. These substances subsequently produce inflammatory reactions in the skin of those who have acquired hypersensitivity to them as a result of prior exposure.
A weight-carrying structure for navigation of the air that is supported either by its own buoyancy or by the dynamic action of the air against its surfaces. (Webster, 1973)
Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.
A statistical means of summarizing information from a series of measurements on one individual. It is frequently used in clinical pharmacology where the AUC from serum levels can be interpreted as the total uptake of whatever has been administered. As a plot of the concentration of a drug against time, after a single dose of medicine, producing a standard shape curve, it is a means of comparing the bioavailability of the same drug made by different companies. (From Winslade, Dictionary of Clinical Research, 1992)
The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
Regulations to assure protection of property and equipment.
A basis of value established for the measure of quantity, weight, extent or quality, e.g. weight standards, standard solutions, methods, techniques, and procedures used in diagnosis and therapy.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
Approximate, quantitative reasoning that is concerned with the linguistic ambiguity which exists in natural or synthetic language. At its core are variables such as good, bad, and young as well as modifiers such as more, less, and very. These ordinary terms represent fuzzy sets in a particular problem. Fuzzy logic plays a key role in many medical expert systems.
Breaks in bones.
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.

Does risk factor epidemiology put epidemiology at risk? Peering into the future. (1/30946)

The multiple cause black box paradigm of the current risk factor era in epidemiology is growing less serviceable. This single level paradigm is likely to be displaced. The signs are that the growing strength of molecular epidemiology on the one side, and of a global epidemiology based on information systems on the other, will come to dominate epidemiology and segregate it into separate disciplines. At the same time, the links with public health interests grow weaker. A multilevel ecoepidemiology has the potential to bind these strands together.  (+info)

Hepatitis B--are surgeons putting patients at risk? (2/30946)

The 1993 Department of Health guidelines permit a surgeon who is hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) positive but e-antigen (HBeAg) negative to perform exposure prone procedures, unless demonstrated to have infected patients. However, there is increasing evidence of transmission of hepatitis B to patients from health care workers in this supposedly low infectivity category. The Occupational Physician must decide whether existing guidelines represent an adequate risk assessment and indeed whether this is an acceptable risk for patients. If an NHS Trust continues to follow these guidelines it may be in breach of its duty of care to patients. Yet refusing to allow such carriers to operate without testing for additional serological markers may be unlawful discrimination. Further research is clearly needed as well as an urgent review of the guidelines.  (+info)

Contact dermatitis in Alstroemeria workers. (3/30946)

Hand dermatitis is common in workers in the horticultural industry. This study determined the prevalence of hand dermatitis in workers of Alstroemeria cultivation, investigated how many workers had been sensitized by tulipalin A (the allergen in Alstroemeria) and took stock of a wide range of determinants of hand dermatitis. The 12-month period prevalence of major hand dermatitis amounted to 29.5% whereas 7.4% had minor dermatitis. Of these workers, 52.1% were sensitized for tulipalin A. Several personal and work-related determinants played a role in the multifactorial aetiology of hand dermatitis. Factors which showed a significant relationship with major hand dermatitis were: female sex, atopic dermatitis, chapped hands and the frequency of washing hands. It may be concluded that the Alstroemeria workers are a population at risk of developing contact dermatitis and it might be useful to carry out an educational campaign to lower the high prevalence.  (+info)

Irritant contact dermatitis due to 1-bromo-3-chloro-5,5-dimethylhydantoin in a hydrotherapy pool. Risk assessments: the need for continuous evidence-based assessments. (4/30946)

A physiotherapist working in hydrotherapy presented to occupational health with irritant contact dermatitis. Subsequent investigation revealed that the likely causative agent was 1-bromo 3-chloro 5,5 dimethylhydantoin which was used to disinfect the hydrotherapy pool. A COSHH risk assessment had been performed which failed to take full account of current knowledge and this agent had been introduced into the workplace. The development of adverse health effects among staff and other pool users lead to a review of this risk assessment and eventually a return to less hazardous chlorine-based disinfection. Had an evidence-based approach been combined with an appropriate COSHH assessment prior to and following changes in the workplace then unnecessary risk to employees would not have occurred.  (+info)

Validation of the Rockall risk scoring system in upper gastrointestinal bleeding. (5/30946)

BACKGROUND: Several scoring systems have been developed to predict the risk of rebleeding or death in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB). These risk scoring systems have not been validated in a new patient population outside the clinical context of the original study. AIMS: To assess internal and external validity of a simple risk scoring system recently developed by Rockall and coworkers. METHODS: Calibration and discrimination were assessed as measures of validity of the scoring system. Internal validity was assessed using an independent, but similar patient sample studied by Rockall and coworkers, after developing the scoring system (Rockall's validation sample). External validity was assessed using patients admitted to several hospitals in Amsterdam (Vreeburg's validation sample). Calibration was evaluated by a chi2 goodness of fit test, and discrimination was evaluated by calculating the area under the receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve. RESULTS: Calibration indicated a poor fit in both validation samples for the prediction of rebleeding (p<0.0001, Vreeburg; p=0.007, Rockall), but a better fit for the prediction of mortality in both validation samples (p=0.2, Vreeburg; p=0.3, Rockall). The areas under the ROC curves were rather low in both validation samples for the prediction of rebleeding (0.61, Vreeburg; 0.70, Rockall), but higher for the prediction of mortality (0.73, Vreeburg; 0.81, Rockall). CONCLUSIONS: The risk scoring system developed by Rockall and coworkers is a clinically useful scoring system for stratifying patients with acute UGIB into high and low risk categories for mortality. For the prediction of rebleeding, however, the performance of this scoring system was unsatisfactory.  (+info)

Risk factors for injuries and other health problems sustained in a marathon. (6/30946)

OBJECTIVES: To identify risk factors for injuries and other health problems occurring during or immediately after participation in a marathon. METHODS: A prospective cohort study was undertaken of participants in the 1993 Auckland Citibank marathon. Demographic data, information on running experience, training and injuries, and information on other lifestyle factors were obtained from participants before the race using an interviewer-administered questionnaire. Information on injuries and other health problems sustained during or immediately after the marathon were obtained by a self administered questionnaire. Logistic regression analyses were undertaken to identify significant risk factors for health problems. RESULTS: This study, one of only a few controlled epidemiological studies that have been undertaken of running injuries, has identified a number of risk factors for injuries and other health problems sustained in a marathon. Men were at increased risk of hamstring and calf problems, whereas women were at increased risk of hip problems. Participation in a marathon for the first time, participation in other sports, illness in the two weeks before the marathon, current use of medication, and drinking alcohol once a month or more, were associated with increased self reported risks of problems. While increased training seemed to increase the risk of front thigh and hamstring problems, it may decrease the risk of knee problems. There are significant but complex relations between age and risk of injury or health problem. CONCLUSIONS: This study has identified certain high risk subjects and risk factors for injuries and other health problems sustained in a marathon. In particular, subjects who have recently been unwell or are taking medication should weigh up carefully the pros and cons of participating.  (+info)

Factors influencing tackle injuries in rugby union football. (7/30946)

OBJECTIVES: To assess the influence of selected aspects of lifestyle, personality, and other player related factors on injuries in the tackle. To describe the detailed circumstances in which these tackles occurred. METHODS: A prospective case-control study was undertaken in which the tackling and tackled players ("the cases") involved in a tackle injury were each matched with "control" players who held the same respective playing positions in the opposing teams. A total of 964 rugby matches involving 71 senior clubs drawn from all districts of the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) were observed by nominated linkmen who administered self report questionnaires to the players identified as cases and controls. Information on lifestyle habits, match preparation, training, and coaching experience was obtained. A validated battery of psychological tests assessed players' trait anger and responses to anger and hostility. The circumstances of the tackles in which injury occurred were recorded by experienced SRU coaching staff in interviews with involved players after the match. RESULTS: A total of 71 tackle injury episodes with correct matching of cases and controls were studied. The following player related factors did not contribute significantly to tackle injuries: alcohol consumption before the match, feeling "below par" through minor illness, the extent of match preparation, previous coaching, or practising tackling. Injured and non-injured players in the tackle did not differ in their disposition toward, or expression of, anger or hostility. Some 85% of tackling players who were injured were three quarters, and 52% of injuries occurred when the tackle came in behind the tackled player or within his peripheral vision. Either the tackling or tackled player was sprinting or running in all of these injury episodes. One third of injuries occurred in differential speed tackles--that is, when one player was travelling much faster than the other at impact. The player with the lower momentum was injured in 80% of these cases. Forceful or crunching tackles resulting in injury mostly occurred head on or within the tackled player's side vision. CONCLUSIONS: Attention should be focused on high speed tackles going in behind the tackled player's line of vision. Comparative information on the circumstances of the vast majority of tackles in which no injury occurs is required before any changes are considered to reduce injuries in the tackle.  (+info)

Rider injury rates and emergency medical services at equestrian events. (8/30946)

BACKGROUND: Horse riding is a hazardous pastime, with a number of studies documenting high rates of injury and death among horse riders in general. This study focuses on the injury experience of cross country event riders, a high risk subset of horse riders. METHOD: Injury data were collected at a series of 35 equestrian events in South Australia from 1990 to 1998. RESULTS: Injury rates were found to be especially high among event riders, with frequent falls, injuries, and even deaths. The highest injury rates were among the riders competing at the highest levels. CONCLUSION: There is a need for skilled emergency medical services at equestrian events.  (+info)

More details on each step in the Risk Assessment method Flow chart.. Its an important aspect of Risk Management as a whole so its talked about over and over on this site.. NIST SP 800-115, Technical Guide to Information Security Testing and Assessment, is are the tasks for assessing security controls so it is an important part of risk assessment methods. You have to know the characteristics of the system (step one of the NIST 800-30, Risk Assessment methods) to do information security testing and assessment.. Information security testing in 800-115 uses 3 types of assessment methods to analyze the effectiveness on security controls (Step 4 of Risk Assessment Method flow chart) and possibly identify vulnerabilities (Step 3):. testing, examination, and interviewing. Testing = process of exercising one or more assessment objects under specific conditions to compare actual and expected behaviors.. Examination = process of checking, inspecting, reviewing, observing, studying, or analyzing one or more ...
Article A new scientific framework for quantitative risk assessments. Many analysts consider Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) to be an application of statistics and founded on the natural science paradigm. However, if the goal is the accurate estim...
A risk stratification model, based on lymph node characteristics, can confirm a negative classification of lung cancer with a high level of confidence.
1. Describe the utility of quantitative health risk assessment in the light of the article posted here on Quantitative human health risk assessment of environmental chemicals in the post-genomic era-Burns et. al., 2014. in risk assessment process that what more/missing information may be required to complete the QRA. Do your research and cite works to support your answer. 2. Based on the commentary posted on Evaluating Uncertainty to Strengthen Epidemiologic Data for Use in Human Health Risk Assessments and glossary of Health Risk Assessment, how would you differentiate the application of Uncertainty and Variability in the process of risk assessment. Describe in few sentences and cite at least one example of each.3. National Research Council (NRC) is committed to strengthen toxic Chemical risk Assessments to protect human health because recently it concluded that,The U.S. system for assessing chemicals for safety is brokenThe vast majority of chemicals in use today have never been tested for their
EPA recently released the Cumulative Human Health Risk Assessment for atrazine as part of the registration review process. We are evaluating the findings in this assessment. EPA is accepting comments through September 24.. The EPAs Ecological Risk Assessment for atrazine was published in June, 2016, and the comment period ended in October, 2016. The agency continues to evaluate comments to the docket for this risk assessment. The Triazine Network continues to encourage EPA to use sound science to correct errors in the ecological risk assessment.. Follow this link to view the Human Health Risk Assessment. ...
This special issue contains papers presented at the NIOSH Workshop on Research to Improve Risk Assessment Methods, Of Mice, Men, and Models, held August 16 to 18, 2000, at Snowmass Village, Aspen, Colorado. The major topic areas include: Current Perspectives on Issues in Risk Assessment Methods; Epidemiological Issues; Toxicological Issues; and, Statistical and Biological Models of Dose and Resp
In the Department of Energy (DOE) Implementation Plan (IP) for Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Boards Recommendation 2009-1, the DOE committed to studying the use of quantitative risk assessment methodologies at government agencies and industry. This study consisted of document reviews and interviews of senior management and risk assessment staff at six organizations. Data were collected and analyzed on risk assessment applications, risk assessment tools, and controls and infrastructure supporting the correct usage of risk assessment and risk management tools. The study found that the agencies were in different degrees of maturity in the use of risk assessment to support the analysis of high hazard operations and to support decisions related to these operations. Agencies did not share a simple, one size fits all approach to tools, controls, and infrastructure needs. The agencies recognized that flexibility was warranted to allow use of risk assessment tools in a manner that is commensurate with the
The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment (BCRA) AIM form was developed by tri-service Breast Cancer Specialists. It was designed for use in both primary care and specialty clinics, providing an educational and standardized format for approaching this vitally important healthcare topic. The BCRA form was designed to be used by Womens Health Providers, Breast Specialist, and Clinical Oncologists. It focuses on Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and serves to provide consolidated care for patients undergoing treatment. The form was tailored to give the provider the opportunity to document what is necessary during the visit, or what is required by the provides clinical protocols.. ...
Food borne infections and intoxications remain relevant sources of illness, hospitalizations, and even deaths. These risks cannot be reduced to zero, but by intelligent interventions and good food safety management systems, one can reduce these risks. Over the years, food safety management systems have become more and more structured. One started with end product testing and using basic principles (Good Manufacturing Processes GMP). Later one introduced the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system, in order to organize food safety measures in a structured manner, focussing on built-in safety. Nowadays, quantitative risk assessment (QRA) is introduced in order to make the decisions based on more solid information. In QRA the risks of food borne hazards are determined. QRA consists of hazard identification (in which the relevant hazards are identified), hazard characterization (in which the probability and severity of the response is determined as function of the ingested dose), ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Assessment frameworks. T2 - a critical reflection. AU - Crisp, Beth R.. AU - Anderson, Mark R.. AU - Orme, Joan. AU - Green Lister, Pam. PY - 2007/9. Y1 - 2007/9. N2 - Increasing widespread requirements that assessment practice conforms to generic guidelines contained in assessment frameworks has been contentious and critiques offered on individual frameworks have been assumed to apply to the concept of assessment frameworks more generally. After comparing four assessment frameworks currently being used in the UK, this paper argues that although some generalizations can be made, for the most part, they are highly individual documents in terms of range and depth of content, the extent to which they are evidenced and the quality of that evidence and implicit expectations as to the skill bases of assessors. Furthermore, the introduction of assessment frameworks is not in itself a panacea to ensure good practice. Even with the most comprehensive frameworks, social workers will still ...
A Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) is a formal and systematic risk analysis approach to quantifying the risks associated with the operations of an engineering process
The WHS/OHS risk assessment process can fundamentally be broken into three key steps: Hazard identification, Plant risk assessment, Decision on how to control.
Quantitative Risk Assessment. July 1, 2014. Concept Definitions. Hazard - An intrinsic chemical, physical, societal, economic or political condition that has the potential for causing damage to a risk receptor (people, property or the environment). Slideshow 5801895 by wolfe
The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool by the National Cancer Institute may be an effective way to start looking at your personal health/risk. By default it is only for women |35. My mom, a successful gynecologist in India, detected my grandmothers breast cancer before it got any worse, about 24 years back. My grandma is…
In accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors, Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, our audits are based on an on-going risk assessment process, which begins with the identification and refinement of the audit population. The audit population typically includes: ...
Lakes Environmental IRAP-h View is an advanced human health risk assessment program for conducting a comprehensive multi-pathway risk assessment based on the US EPA Human Health Risk Assessment Protocol (HHRAP)
PubMed journal article A multivariate fall risk assessment model for VHA nursing homes using the minimum data se were found in PRIME PubMed. Download Prime PubMed App to iPhone, iPad, or Android
A stratification tool identifies risk factors in patients who may benefit from the addition of ezetimibe to their statin therapy.
Preoperative assessment and risk stratification is an integral part of anesthetic care which is one of the various duties of an anesthesiologist. Laboratory investigation is an important element in the process of preoperative assessment and risk stratification. Unfortunately, despite of having negative recommendations for routine preoperative testing for more than a decade, it still remains a tradition in health care delivery for surgical patients[1,2]. The health care cost is becoming an increasing burden for every nation, especially for developing and underdeveloped countries. Studies conducted on cost savings have shown that 63% of the total cost of the tests was due to unnecessary tests[3,4]. Preoperative testing is estimated to cost US$ 18 billion annually in United Sates alone[5].. Efforts have been made by different health care societies and authorities to guide the preoperative testing before elective surgeries. American Society of Anaesthesiologists and the National Institute of Health ...
A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins Three of the nine selected agencies risk assessment methodologies that GAO reviewed-the Department of Energy (DOE), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Department of State (State)-fully align with the Interagency Security Committees (ISC) risk assessment standards, but six do not-the Department of the Interior (DOI), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Federal Protective Service (FPS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). As a result, these six agencies may not have a complete understanding of the risks facing approximately 52,000 federal facilities and may be less able to allocate security resources cost-effectively at the individual facility level or across the agencies facility portfolios. ISCs The Risk Management Process for Federal Facilities ( RMP ) standard requires that agencies facility
After the success of the events organized in February 2007 and in response to requests from users of the software, PIARC and Ineris have organized a new seminar and further training sessions in Paris, France, 26-28 January 2010.. ...
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|p style=text-indent:20px;|This paper aims to solve the problem of Risk assessment for enterprise merger and acquisition (M&A), which is an important problem in modern company management. Firstly, we design an index system to assess risks of enterprise M&A behavior, and six risks are considered: 1) Systemic risk, 2) Law risk, 3) Financial risk, 4) Intermediary risk, 5) Integrated risk, and 6) Information risk. Furthermore, 18 indexes are chosen to cover these six aspects. Secondly, we illustrate how to utilize the proposed risk assessment in the decision system for enterprise M&A risk assessment. We separate the M&A risk assessment process to three steps, that is, 1) Before M&A, and 2) In M&A, and 3) After M&A. Particularly, after the risk assessment process, there are three decisions for enterprise managers, that is, 1) implement the original M&A plan, 2) modify the original M&A plan, and 3) refuse it. Thirdly, we propose the multiple classifier fusion based risk
Dr. Strauss is the President of H. Strauss Associates, Inc. (HSAI), a consulting firm she founded in 1988. Dr. Strauss works on a broad range of projects, from site specific human health risk assessments, to in-depth evaluations of the toxicity of individual chemicals, to the development of risk assessment methodology. She has conducted projects related to identifying gender biases in risk assessment, how to apply risk assessment methodology to childhood cancer, and how to establish risk assessment frameworks with respect to microorganisms, including bioremediation. Dr. Strauss initiated and, for its first year, lead a multi-million dollar study to investigate the potential links between the environment and breast cancer on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.. Dr. Strauss has been a member of the Society for Risk Analysis since 1987. She served on the Management Committee for the residential exposure assessment project and on the Advisory Committee for SRA Workshop Key Issues in Carcinogen Risk Assessment ...
Compliance risk assessments are vital to maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements. Failing to comply with regulations and getting caught can be brutal for an organization, resulting in fines and penalties. To avoid this, regular compliance risk assessments are necessary to identify inherent risks within the organization and devise a plan to mitigate those risks. A compliance risk assessment varies from other types of risk assessment. For example, it looks less at financial statement risks, like those in internal audit risk assessments, and strategic risks, like those in enterprise risk assessments.. Instead, a compliance risk assessment focuses largely on legal and policy non-compliance or ethical misconduct. To perform an effective compliance risk assessment, ensure that the performer fully understands the regulations for your industry. A quality compliance risk assessment relies on a strong framework with clear, organized risk domains. Note that compliance risk isnt a reflection of ...
The Sapphire Ventures Portfolio Growth team pulled together the following Prospect Risk Assessment Model. Its a framework for CROs and sales teams to leverage in order to better measure and understand how potential customers are being affected by COVID-19.
While I dont always agree 100% with everything Bruce Schneier (author of Beyond Fear) writes, I have a lot of respect for him and nobody I know gets it right more often than he does when it comes to security issues. Much of what he does also touches on other issues we deal with on a daily basis. In his latest Crypto-Gram Newsletter he focuses on risk assessment and risk management in an essay titled The Psychology of Security. These are topics which are equally of interest to pilots, survivalists, SAR personnel and others who are involved in determining what the real risks are and how best to mitigate them. Too often individuals make poor risk assessments, and as a result, poor decisions, because we are unduly influenced by irrelevant issues or perceptions rather than reality.. Being Equipped To Survive® is all about assessing the risks and then developing a risk management plan. In simple terms, this is what we do when we decide what gear and supplies we will pack into a survival kit for ...
One of the most important uses of benefit-risk assessment pertains to approval of new medicines by regulatory authorities and the subsequent review of these products during their life-cycle when new safety and/or efficacy data becomes available. At present, there exist no validated, well-accepted models for benefit-risk assessment that have the appropriate degree of sophistication, and as a consequence no models are widely used by regulatory authorities or industry. The aim of the study was therefore to develop a new model for benefit-risk assessment of medicines using multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA). ...
Background: Early mortality after dialysis initiation is common among older adults. Information on an individuals risk of death may influence the decision to initiate dialysis. Objective: To develop a clinical risk prediction tool for mortality within six and twelve months of dialysis initiation, for older adults. Methods: Eligible individuals were adults age ≥65 who initiated chronic dialysis between May 1, 2003 and March 31, 2012. Measures of demographics, laboratory values, health-usage and comorbidity were potential predictors of early mortality. We used logistic regression to predict mortality, and created a point score system. Results: The six- and twelve-month tools included age, glomerular filtration rate, atrial fibrillation, lymphoma, chronic heart failure, prior hospitalization and metastatic cancer. Cirrhosis and late referral to nephrologist were also in the twelve-month score. Model discrimination was 0.72 for each outcome. Conclusion: These tools may aide decision making for ...
This paper evaluates the JCIFP risk assessment process using information gathered from interviews conducted in February and March 2005 with members of the Risk Assessment Committee. This report is intended to assist other communities in developing wildfire risk assessments by shedding light on the Josephine County experience, as well as provide Josephine County with lessons learned that can be applied to the implementation of the fire plan and monitoring of the risk assessment over time. The paper provides an overview of the relevant policies, factors and events that have led to the development of the JCIFP. Section Two provides important definitions, a detailed methodology, and the results obtained. Section Three reports on the successes and challenges of the risk assessment and collaborative process perceived by members of the Risk Assessment Committee. The final section discusses conclusions and future implications for the risk assessment as it has been carried out in Josephine County, as ...
Using human health risk assessment(HRA) procedures to determine the remediation or redevelopment of contaminated site has become a new research area.In the paper,based on the future land use patterns,the HRA model was applied to evaluate the health risk brought by PAHs contamination in a site for redevelopment.The results indicated that under the two exposure scenarios including the normal condition and the extreme condition,and three exposures,including inhalation exposures,dermal exposures and ingestion exposures,the carcinogenic risk brought by PAHs contamination was comparatively high,and exceed the acceptable health risk lever in several sites.Take the sensitive children for example,the risk-based PAHs remedial goal of 634 μg/kg was calculated for reducing the carcinogenic risk to acceptable level under the extreme condition.In future,with the development of environmental management,the HRA should be strengthening during urban land redevelopment.
Stochastic Risk Assessment for Structural Safety. Through the United States the structural safety of major and/or innovative structures has become a serious concern for engineers and to the general public. The objective of this paper is to present an integrated risk assessment methodology for structural safety. The practical applicability and versatility of this integrated methodology has been illustrated based on a priori probabilities for specific events. The risk assessment process includes two major components: 1) risk estimation, and 2) risk acceptability analysis. For the risk estimation, a quantitative analysis procedure incorporating the event tree and fault tree has been developed. For the risk acceptability analysis, a revealed preference model based on the anatomy of risks for a reinforced concrete structure has been formulated.
Effectiveness of Risk Assessment PlanningPaper instructions:For this Assignment, the instructor will assign you a risk assessment plan for a man-made and/or natural crisis scenario. You will review the plan and write a 3-5 page paper predicting and appraising the effectiveness of risk assessment planning. In your paper, identify the characteristics of effective risk assessment plans; determine if effective threat, vulnerability, and consequence assessments were conducted and determine the validity and reliability of the planning.Effectiveness of Risk Assessment PlanningPaper instructions:For this Assignment, the instructor will assign you a risk assessment plan for a man-made and/or natural crisis scenario. You will review the plan and write a 3-5 page paper predicting and appraising the effectiveness of risk assessment planning. In your paper, identify the characteristics of effective risk assessment plans; determine if effective threat, vulnerability, and consequence assessments were conducted ...
Dr. Hubal has served on a variety workgroups, panels, and committees. She currently serves as a member of EPA s Risk Assessment Forum Cumulative Risk Assessment Technical Panel, the Study Design Working Group for the National Children s Study, ILSI Health and Environmental Sciences Institute Biomonitoring Workshop Steering Team, and the Occupational and Environmental Exposures of Skin to Chemicals (OEESC) 2005 Program Committee. Dr. Hubal s current research interests focus on characterizing exposure-to-dose relationships and enhancing quantitative risk assessment through application of computational tools and a systems approach. Her general research interest is on reducing uncertainty in risk assessment with a specific focus on children s exposure. She has designed and conducted studies to evaluate dermal exposure assessment approaches and collect exposure factor data in support of the Food Quality Protection Act. She has developed and worked with a variety of computational models to describe ...
FSANZ undertakes a risk assessment that assesses BSE-related controls across the beef supply chain. The risk assessment is reviewed by the Committee, and a draft report with interim BSE risk category is provided to the applicant country for a 60 day comment period. If required, a visit by Australian Government officials will be used to verify in-country BSE control measures. Evidence obtained during the in-country inspection will be considered by the Committee prior to completing the assessment. ...
This paper aims to solve the problem of Risk assessment for enterprise merger and acquisition (M&A), which is an important problem in modern company management. Firstly, we design an index system to assess risks of enterprise M&A behavior, and six risks are considered: 1) Systemic risk, 2) Law risk, 3) Financial risk, 4) Intermediary risk, 5) Integrated risk, and 6) Information risk. Furthermore, 18 indexes are chosen to cover these six aspects. Secondly, we illustrate how to utilize the proposed risk assessment in the decision system for enterprise M&A risk assessment. We separate the M&A risk assessment process to three steps, that is, 1) Before M&A, and 2) In M&A, and 3) After M&A. Particularly, after the risk assessment process, there are three decisions for enterprise managers, that is, 1) implement the original M&A plan, 2) modify the original M&A plan, and 3) refuse it. Thirdly, we propose the multiple classifier fusion based risk assessment algorithm, which aims to effectively combine ...
A human health risk assessment by SGS will allow you to look at solutions for potential health hazards and make your operations safe. Find out more.
Health Canada released two documents that provides guidance on key methods acceptable when conducting human health risk assessments (HHRAs) that evaluate potential exposure to sediment or air at contaminated sites under federal jurisdiction in Canada.
A human health risk assessment by SGS will allow you to look at solutions for potential health hazards and make your operations safe. Find out more.
A human health risk assessment by SGS will allow you to look at solutions for potential health hazards and make your operations safe. Find out more.
Cardiovascular disease is largely preventable and is associated with inequalities. Find out our position on shared decision making in the context of cardiovascular risk assessment and management.
The Cardiovascular Risk Assessment GUIDELINES Pocket Card is based on the latest guidelines of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Ass
TY - JOUR. T1 - What is an acceptable risk of major adverse cardiac event in chest pain patients soon after discharge from the Emergency Department? A clinical survey. AU - Than, Martin. AU - Herbert, Mel. AU - Flaws, Dylan. AU - Cullen, Louise. AU - Hess, Erik. AU - Hollander, Judd E.. AU - Diercks, Deborah. AU - Ardagh, Michael W.. AU - Kline, Jeffery A.. AU - Munro, Zea. AU - Jaffe, Allan. PY - 2013/7/1. Y1 - 2013/7/1. KW - Acceptable risk. KW - Acute myocardial infarction. KW - Early rule out. KW - Emergency medicine. UR - UR - U2 - 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.09.171. DO - 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.09.171. M3 - Article. C2 - 23084108. AN - SCOPUS:84879921302. VL - 166. SP - 752. EP - 754. JO - International Journal of Cardiology. JF - International Journal of Cardiology. SN - 0167-5273. IS - 3. ER - ...
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KENSINGTON Md. - Compliance with IT security regulations is becoming a major undertaking for credit unions along with the actual defense against hackers and viruses and Lafayette Federal Credit Union has taken that bull by the horns by deploying risk-assessment software its chief technology manager says will ensure the D.C.-area...
Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is a chronic disease arising from the development of insulin absence or resistance within the body, and a complex interplay of environmental and genetic factors. The incidence of T2D has increased throughout the last few decades, together with the occurrence of the obesity epidemic. The consideration of variants identified by Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) into risk assessment models for T2D could aid in the identification of at-risk patients who could benefit from preventive medicine. In this study, we build several risk assessment models, and evaluated them with two different classification approaches (Logistic Regression and Neural Networks), to measure the effect of including genetic information in the prediction of T2D. We used data from to the Original and the Offspring cohorts of the Framingham Heart Study, which provides phenotypic and genetic information for 5,245 subjects (4,306 controls and 939 cases). Models were built by using several covariates: gender,
... the risk assessment and management stays on what the person needs, and the needs assessment focuses on the individual needs of ... Risk assessment[edit]. Warning signs[edit]. Being aware of the warning signs of suicide can allow individuals to direct people ... "Suicide Risk Assessment Doesn't Work". Scientific American. Retrieved 5 April 2017.. *^ "National Strategy for Suicide ... "Means Matter - Risk". Retrieved 2012-01-15.. *^ "Firearm Access is a Risk Factor for Suicide - Means Matter ...
Risk assessment[edit]. The uncertainty and variability in the dose-response relationship of dioxins in terms of their toxicity ... "Consultation on assessment of the health risk of dioxins; re-evaluation of the tolerable daily intake (TDI): executive summary ... Understanding the mechanisms of toxicity better is hoped to increase the reliability of risk assessment.[1][35] ... Tuomisto J (2005). "Does mechanistic understanding help in risk assessment - the example of dioxins, Toxicol". Appl. Pharmacol ...
Risk assessments for PhIP[edit]. There is no dose [of PhIP] without effect. Therefore, a margin of exposure (MOE) based on the ... 1997). Health Risks of Heterocyclic Amines. Mutation Research. 376: 37-41. *^ Schweikl, H., et al (1993) Expression of CYP1A1 ... Therefore, the cancer risk posed by PhIP depends on the extent at which PhIP is metabolized. After absorption, PhIP is ... Zheng, W. & Lee, S. (2009). Well-done meat intake, heterocyclic amine exposure, and cancer risk. Nutr Cancer. 61(4):437-446. ...
Cancer risk assessment and commercial testing[edit]. The hereditary colorectal cancers (CRCs) associated with mutations in the ... Currently studies are underway to determine the exact cancer risk from specific POLD1 mutations. Current data suggest that ...
In 1996, seven-year-old Amelia Pond (Caitlin Blackwood) finds instructions from the Doctor leading her to the National Museum, where the Pandorica is on display. She touches the box, allowing it to revitalise Amy and release her. They are soon joined by the Doctor and Rory, now a museum guard who secretly survived the Blitz. After a tearful reunion, they are chased by a Dalek restored by the light of the Pandorica. The Doctor uses the vortex manipulator to go back and give Rory his screwdriver, as well as leave Amelia the clues to the museum. Amelia soon disappears: a sign, according to the Doctor, that the universe is collapsing rapidly. The injured body of a future version of the Doctor appears and whispers something to his earlier self. The Doctor takes off with Amy and Rory to the roof of the museum, where he discovers that the "sun" is the still-exploding TARDIS. Rory hears a voice coming from the exploding TARDIS and the Doctor amplifies the voice and discovers it is River Song in a ...
There are various risk assessment systems for determining the risk of coronary artery disease, with various emphasis on ... Risk assessment[edit]. This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable ... Risk Assessment of having a heart attack or dying of coronary artery disease, from the American Heart Association. ... Risk factors[edit]. Coronary artery disease has a number of well determined risk factors. These include high blood pressure, ...
"Ecological Risk Assessment". Hudson River PCBs. New York, NY: EPA. August 1999.. ... "National Water Quality Assessment Program - The Hudson River Basin". United States Geological Survey ...
Marbbn, C.A. (2009). "Asbestos Risk Assessment". The Journal of Undergraduate Biological Studies: 12-24.. ... "Risk Assessment - US EPA". 22 December 2008. Retrieved 12 January 2010.. ... Maines, Rachel (2005). Asbestos and Fire: Technological Trade-offs and the Body at Risk. Rutgers University Press. p. 7. ISBN 0 ... Berman, D Wayne; Crump, Kenny S (2003). Final draft:technical support document for a protocol to assess asbestos-related risk. ...
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Multicriteria-based ranking for risk management of food-borne parasites. Microbiological Risk Assessment Series No. 23. FAO/WHO ... The operational definition of a food safety authority includes those authorities involved in: food policy; risk assessment; ... Microbiological risk assessment series 10. Scallan E, Griffin PM, Angulo FJ, Tauxe RV, Hoekstra RM (January 2011). "Foodborne ... In this study, similar methods of assessment were applied to data from circa 2000, which showed that the rate of foodborne ...
The decision is made after a Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference known as MARAC. In the case a parent who is not capable of ... It is the "manner" of acting that is important: is this activity being carried out safely after an appropriate risk assessment ... "Risk assessment". Retrieved 20 September 2017. "Overarching Principles: Overarching Principles: Assaults on ... The assessment of capacity is used in a home based disability assessment under s.47 NHS and Community Care Act 1990. For a ...
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Lu, Frank C.; Sam Kacew (2002). Lu's Basic Toxicology: Fundamentals, Target Organs and Risk Assessment. Taylor & Francis. p. ... ISBN 0-415-24855-8. Faustman, Elaine M.; Omenn, Gilbert S. (2001). "Risk assessment". In Klaassen, Curtis D. (ed.). Casarett & ... daily over a lifetime without an appreciable health risk. ADIs are expressed usually in milligrams (of the substance) per ... "Principles for the safety assessment of food additives and contaminants in food". Environmental Health Criteria 70. ...
"Risk Assessment". US EPA. Retrieved 2020-11-03. US EPA, ORD (2014-07-21). "Conducting a Human Health Risk Assessment". US EPA. ... arsenic may not be a chemical of potential concern for the purposes of this risk assessment. When interpreting hazard data, ... Biological psychological Environmental hazard identification is the first step in environmental risk assessment, which is the ... Risk assessors rely on both laboratory (e.g., toxicological) and epidemiological data to make these determinations. Conceptual ...
92-4. ISBN 978-0-07-134721-1. "Consultation on assessment of the health risk of dioxins; re-evaluation of the tolerable daily ... Faustman, Elaine M.; Omenn, Gilbert S. (2001). "Risk assessment". In Klaassen, Curtis D. (ed.). Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: ... appears to be without appreciable risk. For contaminants and other foreign chemicals not used intentionally, the term TDI is ...
Environmental Risk Assessment on ingredients of household cleaning products (HERA) (2005). "Hydrotropes" (PDF). Risk Assessment ... "Environmental Risk Assessment of Hydrotropes in the United States, Europe, and Australia". Integrated Environmental Assessment ... Hydrotropes Consortium (2005). "SIDS Initial Assessment Report for SIAM 21 Hydrotropes" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF ...
"Risk Assessment". EPA. Retrieved 20 April 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Overview of the Air Toxics "Hot Spots ... risk assessments of individual pollutants and facilities that are summed in each zone to develop a total lifetime cancer risk. ... Residents are more exposed to harmful pollutants compared to other areas of the Bay Area and Oakland and therefore more at risk ... The risks associated with diesel are often underestimated since existing epidemiological studies cannot isolate exposure to ...
Later novels published in October 2009 include Risk Assessment, The Undertaker's Gift, and Consequences, all set between "Exit ... ISBN 978-1-84607-739-5. Goss, James (October 2009). Risk Assessment. BBC Books. ISBN 978-1-84607-783-8. Baxendale, Trevor ( ...
... exposure assessment; biochemistry; risk assessment; bioinformatics; physiology; toxicology; epidemiology; ecology; ... These include the Jerome J. Wesolowski Award for contributions to the knowledge and practice of human exposure assessment, the ... Lioy, Paul (2008). "Time for a Change: From Exposure Assessment to Exposure Science". Environmental Health Perspectives. 116:7 ... on Exposure Assessment that held a series of meetings and workshops beginning in 1987 that formed the foundation of exposure ...
Risk Assessment. Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences, III, 2013: 131-144. Piemontese, L.; Solfrizzo, M.; Visconti, A. ( ... Variability and uncertainty assessment of patulin exposure for preschool children in Flanders Patulin, Food Safety Watch. ... A recent article described detection of patulin in marine strains of Penicillium, indicating a potential risk in shellfish ... "Occurrence of patulin in organic and conventional apple-based food marketed in Catalonia and exposure assessment". Food and ...
An assessment in 2011 by KCC highlighted significant risk for Otford. The risks were not overstated, with some shops out of ... "Risk Assessment". Sevenoaks Chronicle. Retrieved 18 March 2016.[permanent dead link] "Otford Shop back in business". Sevenoaks ...
Center for Environmental Risk Assessment. "GM Crop Database: Event 1345-4". International Life Sciences Institute.. ... Redenbalpolollolneau, Matthew Kramer, Ray Sheehy, Rick Sanders, Cathy Houck and Don Emlay (1992). Safety Assessment of ... Safety Assessment of the Bacillus thuringiensis Insecticidal Crystal Protein CRYIA(b) Expressed in Transgenic Tomatoes. ACS ... "Safety Assessment of theBacillus thuringiensisInsecticidal Crystal Protein CRYIA(b) Expressed in Transgenic Tomatoes". ...
a TB risk assessment[32]. *a TB symptom evaluation for at least those listed on the Signs & Symptoms page[33] ... These drugs can cause cancer and other health conditions.[17] Healthcare workers are also at risk for diseases that are ... Healthcare workers are at higher risk of on-the-job injury due to violence. Drunk, confused, and hostile patients and visitors ... The Child Day Care Services subsector also had a 52% higher risk than the reference industry.[27] ...
Risk Assessment of Environmental Hazards. SCOPE Report 8. John Wiley.. *Burton I and Kates R.W. 1978. The Environment as Hazard ... the assessment of risk, and the impacts of climate on society. Since retiring from Brown University he continued to work on: * ... Climate Impact Assessment: Studies of the Interaction of Climate and Society, ICSU/SCOPE Report No. 27, John Wiley. ... He worked in Africa with Clark colleagues, and also developed and directed a resource assessment centre at the University of ...
Risk Assessment Summary, CEPA 1999. Trichoderma reesei P59G. *v. *t. *e. Hydrolase: sugar hydrolases (EC 3.2) ...
... see Risk Assessment Report on Sodium Hypochlorite, Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks, 12 March 2008. ... A Risk Assessment Report (RAR) conducted by the European Union on sodium hypochlorite conducted under Regulation EEC 793/93 ... European Union Risk Assessment Report. 2007. Sodium Hypochlorite (CAS No: 7681-52-9; EINECS No: 231-668-3): Final report, ... While the authors suggested that using these cleaning products may significantly increase the cancer risk,[27] this conclusion ...
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment. 14 (3): 544-567. doi:10.1080/10807030802074220. Trainer, V. L.; Hickey, B. M.; Bates, S. ... People poisoned with very high doses of the toxin or displaying risk factors such as old age and renal failure can die. Death ... ISBN 978-0-12-372584-4. Lefebvre, K. A.; Robertson, A. (2010). "Domoic Acid and Human Exposure Risks: A Review". Toxicon. 56 (2 ... Risks and Remedies from the Sea. New York: Elsevier Science. pp. 219-237. ...
Overview of ecological risk assessment". Plant J. 33 (1): 19-46. doi:10.1046/j.0960-7412.2002.001607.x. PMID 12943539.. ... GM foods currently available on the international market have passed safety assessments and are not likely to present risks for ... 15 October 2014 EPA Announces Final Decision to Register Enlist Duo, Herbicide Containing 2, 4-D and Glyphosate/Risk assessment ... There is a scientific consensus[7][8][9][10] that currently available food derived from GM crops poses no greater risk to human ...
Assessment of the skull from a top view shows asymmetry of the frontal bones, an increased width of the skull and a forward ... Most surgeons will not intervene until after the age of six months due to the heightened risk which blood loss poses before ... Eide PK (2006). "Assessment of quality of continuous intracranial pressure recordings in children". Pediatric Neurosurgery. 42 ... The main risks of prolonged elevated intracranial pressure may include cognitive impairment and impaired vision through ...
... to promptly report any new evidence of adverse side effects and to continually conduct studies to aid in risk assessments.[3] ... sound science is used to assess risk to the listed species. *there is an attempt at finding means to avoid concerns of listed ... "Reducing Pesticide Risks: A Half Century of Progress", a report by the EPA Alumni Association ... "Reducing Pesticide Risks: A Half Century of Progress." EPA Alumni Association. March 2016. ...
... increases the risk of developing diabetes by 1.5 times and is the greatest risk of the common genetic variants.[13] Most of the ... Evidence Report/Technology Assessment (128): 1-11. PMC 4780988. PMID 16194123. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-09-10. ... while medication does not reduce risk after withdrawal.[80] While low vitamin D levels are associated with an increased risk of ... with saturated fats and trans fatty acids increasing the risk, and polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat decreasing the risk. ...
One of the risks of LNG is a rapid phase transition explosion (RPT), which occurs when cold LNG comes into contact with water.[ ... "Dominion welcomes FERC assessment of Cove Point LNG". July 28, 2014. Archived from the original on July 28, ... "LNG: Benefits and Risks of Liquified Natural Gas". Archived from the original on 2013-08-08. Retrieved 2013-02-25.. ... Guidance on Risk Analysis and Safety Implications of a Large Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Spill Over Water - (Adobe Acrobat *. ...
However, it failed safety assessments because of its toxicity.[11] Seeing that the research on their drug was heading in the ... Furthermore, it is no longer recommended to use in the United States for initial treatments due to pill burden and risk of ...
7 Risks and problems *7.1 Negative outcomes *7.1.1 Adequacy of regulation and CAM safety ... An assessment of conventional treatments found that 41.3% concluded positive or possibly positive effect, 20% concluded no ... Even low-risk medications such as antibiotics can have potential to cause life-threatening anaphylactic reactions in a very few ... Risks and problems. Negative outcomes. See also: List of herbs with known adverse effects ...
Risks. risks. Risk factors. Contoh. Heart disease - Smoking; high blood pressure; high cholesterol; obesity; family history ( ... develop the disorder at some time in their life whether or not they have a lifetime history at the time of assessment). ... Cause of the disease (if known). Try to separate from risk factors, although some overlap is common. ... risks = ,diagnosis = ,differential = ,prevention = ,treatment = ,medication = ,prognosis = ,frequency = ,deaths = }} Data ...
Kerr, Prue; Harcourt, Geoff (2002), Joan Robinson: Critical Assessments of Leading Economists, Taylor & Francis, pp. 2-3, ISBN ... Anand, Paul (1993). Foundations of Rational Choice Under Risk. Oxford University Press, USA. ISBN 0198233035.. ... Ellsberg, Daniel (1961), "Risk, Ambiguity, and the Savage Axioms", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 75 (4): 643-669. ...
... where the risk to the patient from lack of knowledge about disease progress is much greater than the risk from the test ... and preliminary assessment of sensitivity to aging effects on dopamine D-2/D-3 receptors". Synapse. 46 (3): 170-88. doi:10.1002 ... FDG-PET imaging of atherosclerosis to detect patients at risk of stroke is also feasible and can help test the efficacy of ... Since the tracers are radioactive, the elderly and pregnant are unable to use it due to risks posed by radiation. ...
EVD has a risk of death in those infected of between 25% and 90%.[1][139] As of September 2014[update], the average risk of ... "First Antigen Rapid Test for Ebola through Emergency Assessment and Eligible for Procurement". World Health Organization (WHO ... Health-care workers treating people with Ebola are at greatest risk of infection.[59] The risk increases when they do not have ... The CDC recommends monitoring for the symptoms of Ebola disease for those both at "low risk" and at higher risk.[123] ...
The researchers noted that metacognitive self-assessment skill is of great value, and that it can be taught together with any ... When artifacts are eliminated, the evidence is strong that humans are generally correct in their self-assessments, with only a ... After learning their self-assessment scores, the students were asked to estimate their ranks in the psychology class. The ... The two papers employed paired, well-aligned instruments of known reliability to examine the evaluation of self-assessment ...
"A new approach for landslide-induced damage assessment". Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk. 0 (2): 1524-1537. doi:10.1080/ ...
Pregnancy category refers to an evaluation of a substance's risk of injury to a fetus if used by the mother during pregnancy.[ ... and needs assessment". Dermatologic Clinics (Review). 30 (1): 99-106, viii-ix. doi:10.1016/j.det.2011.09.001. PMID 22117871.. ... Risk factors for the development of acne, other than genetics, have not been conclusively identified. Possible secondary ... the high risk of birth defects with 5α-reductase inhibitors limits their use in women.[1][138] However, 5α-reductase inhibitors ...
... a new tool for risk assessment before allogeneic HCT". Blood. 106 (8): 2912-19. doi:10.1182/blood-2005-05-2004. PMC 1895304. ... Risks to donor[edit]. The risks of a complication depend on patient characteristics, health care providers and the apheresis ... increase the risk of graft rejection. A mismatch of an HLA Type II gene (i.e. HLA-DR, or HLA-DQB1) increases the risk of graft- ... Drug risks[edit]. Filgrastim is typically dosed in the 10 microgram/kg level for 4-5 days during the harvesting of stem cells. ...
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... for fetal assessment during labour". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2: CD006066. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD006066. ... there is no evidence to suggest that monitoring women with high-risk pregnancies benefits the mother or baby although research ... "Antenatal cardiotocography for fetal assessment". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (9): CD007863. doi:10.1002/ ...
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These include trauma centers, burn treatment centers, advanced neonatology unit services, organ transplants, high-risk ... generally in that order although auscultation occurs prior to percussion and palpation for abdominal assessments.[13] ...
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The data shows that even at low levels of the smoke, there is the risk and the risks increases with more exposures.[66] ... Patient Assessment Tutorials: A Step-by-Step Procedures Guide for the Dental Hygienist. New York: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins ... In the latter part of the 20th century, as research on the risks of second-hand tobacco smoke became public, the tobacco ... A 2009 report by the Institute of Medicine concluded that smoking bans reduced the risk of coronary heart disease and heart ...
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Risk-benefit. A 2012 systematic review concluded that no accurate assessment of risk-benefit exists for cervical manipulation.[ ... Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment. ISBN 1-894978-11-0. Retrieved 2008-10-06.. ... Committee to Assess Health Risks from Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation, Board on Radiation Effects Research, U.S. ... Chiropractic diagnosis may involve a range of methods including skeletal imaging, observational and tactile assessments, and ...
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... the risks of longer-term use at higher doses, such as for treatment of ADHD, will be shown to be less than the FDA had ... but that dose was too low to permit the assessment of the drug in patients with ADHD. Further information was needed to better ... The company hopes that after the use of the compound in treating a high-risk acute condition is approved and well-established, ...
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  • It is important to assess factors such as the types of accommodations and activities as well as the reason and duration of travel as a part of the risk assessment. (
  • [1] Risk for suicide is re-evaluated throughout the course of care to assess the patient's response to personal situational changes and clinical interventions. (
  • Assess the risk for the chemical to cause cancer or other illnesses in the general population. (
  • How can multinational companies better assess their risk of business bribery and corruption in their operations overseas? (
  • The objective of this index is to help firms assess the propensity for government bribery and its associated business risk and to provide data to inform compliance processes. (
  • As part of the policy proposal to the Australian Government, government entities must assess the risks associated with implementing a new regulatory charging activity or making changes to an existing regulatory charging activity. (
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  • Visit WebsiteBlank Risk Assessment Form in Excel Format Down load here: Excel Risk Assessment Template (78633)Use this form to describe, analyse, assess, rate and control hazards or risks. (
  • 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. (
  • Depending on your preference, you can choose to use either the colored scale or the numerical scale (whereby you multiply the two numbers together) in order to assess the overall risk for each hazard. (
  • Accurately assess your organization's security awareness level and build an actionable plan to measure and manage your risk. (
  • Assess ROI of Security Awareness training investment and overall organizational behavioral risk profile. (
  • In order to track organizational improvement and assess the ROI of your training investment, the Behavioral Risk Assessment™ can quickly and easily be re-deployed to your user community at any time. (
  • A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti from the Department of Health Sciences, has developed an easy way for people to assess their risk of having diabetes. (
  • to assess the risk to nurses and other healthcare personnel of an individual who is exhibiting signs of potentially dangerous behavior. (
  • 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. (
  • The document intends to help recognize opportunities to better understand threats and hazards, assess risks, build and sustain capabilities, reduce vulnerability, identify ways to increase resilience, and avoid duplication of effort. (
  • This new publication explains how scientific methodologies are used to assess risk from human activities and the resultant objects and wastes, on people and the environment. (
  • An important task of Wageningen Bioveterinary Research (WBVR) is the conduction of risk analyses to assess the probability of infection via various exposure routes. (
  • The firm must also assess the scope of this risk. (
  • Use the table below to assess the Risk banding for your event. (
  • The Breast Milk Project ( Arcaro ) has evaluated the epigenetic status of breast epithelial cells as well as the prevalence of environmental contaminants in the milk to assess exposures and subsequent risk. (
  • The Guide to Safe Scouting asks us to assess risks for activities that are not covered by the BSA program. (
  • This begs the question: How do I assess risks? (
  • The enterprise analysis tool (see link below) is primarily used to record, assess, and manage councilwide risks. (
  • This comprehensive template will help you identify, assess and document your planned response to risks of material misstatement and make your audit more effective and more efficient. (
  • The PREDICT program will develop a management team and workforce that is able to continuously look for hazards, assess and manage risk, and recognize and handle situational changes. (
  • As the team performing the design risk assessment evaluates the impact of the risk, they should also assess the possibility of the risk occurring. (
  • Governments should assess their risk to a variety of fraud, many of which are identified in the Tools by Business Area section of this ToolKit. (
  • are not the failure of internal controls, examination of financials, or Sarbanes-Oxley, but they are the result of a more fundamental flaw in governance: Failure to assess, and advise the board of an understandable assessment of, risks to the enterprise of these organizations. (
  • Two such persons in most organizations would be the chief legal officer who is trained to assess and report risks and the chief financial officer who often must quantify risks. (
  • When an enterprise is thinking about using a SaaS vendor or cloud service, it has the responsibility to assess the vendor and determine the risks, liabilities, and responsibilities. (
  • Explain the methodology and steps to carry out a basic risk assessment in an enterprise. (
  • We have developed a business bribery risk methodology using existing, publicly available cross-country data about risk factors, drawing on diverse data sources focused on business information. (
  • Drawing on cVidya's in-depth work within the TM Forum trade association to develop a highly robust risk and maturity assessment methodology, the new service will enable utilities to fully understand their exposure to revenue leakage and suggest immediate mitigation actions. (
  • The 2019 National Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA): Overview and Methodology outlines FEMA's approach to that process, which uses the same standardized impact and target language that all states, territories, members of the Urban Area Security Initiative grant program, and tribes use for their THIRAs. (
  • Questions regarding health risk assessment methodology, guidelines and other AB 2588 issues should be directed to Tracy Goss at (909) 396-3106 or via email at [email protected] . (
  • Using a unique 5-phase methodology that helps you systematically align your resources towards achieving mission-critical strategic objectives, SAI Global helps you identify and prioritize your greatest risks early, before they become major problems. (
  • This section describes the methodology for applying risk management to events organised by Local Sections, Interest Groups, Regions and anyone running an event on behalf of, or funded by, the Royal Society of Chemistry. (
  • The methodology recognises that some events are inherently more hazardous than others, and applies a first-stage assessment on the basis of the type of event. (
  • The risk management methodology subsequently applied is based on this first-stage assessment. (
  • The methodology identifies three broad types of event, with discernibly different levels of risk, and specifies risk management activities accordingly. (
  • Audit guide - The definitive source for guidance on applying the core principles of the risk-based audit methodology required for all financial statement audits. (
  • Every risk assessment involves several key elements that can be used together to make up a broadly comprehensive analysis of the risk a client faces and the investments that best mitigate that risk or make the risk worthwhile. (
  • Proactively identifying and prioritizing your greatest at-risk opportunities now-while you can still do something about them-can help you avoid predictable headaches, and save your company time and money.Today's business environment is fraught with more risks than ever, and having a risk assessment resource with global capabilities, to help your company identify and systematically mitigate predictable risks, can save your company time, money, and prestige. (
  • By conducting a risk assessment and vulnerability assessment, an organization can uncover known weaknesses and vulnerabilities in its existing IT infrastructure, prioritize the impact of these vulnerabilities based on the value and importance of affected IT and data assets, and then implement the proper security controls and security countermeasures to mitigate those identified weaknesses. (
  • Enabling you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risk in your operations, supply chains and business processes. (
  • Another way to word this question is, "how can we mitigate this risk? (
  • Risk modeling uses techniques and analyses, appropriate to the circumstances, to determine the nature and severity of risk and the methods that can be brought to bear to mitigate exposure to or losses from identified threats. (
  • This involves identification of risk (what can happen and why), the potential consequences, the probability of occurrence, the tolerability or acceptability of the risk, and ways to mitigate or reduce probability of the risk. (
  • This guidance enables employees to make a suitable and sufficient assessment of significant hazards associated with their work activities. (
  • 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. (
  • The Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund (RAGS) should be followed when assessing human health risks at Superfund sites. (
  • The Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance should be followed when assessing ecological risks at Superfund sites. (
  • The office also supports agency staff with examination planning, including providing guidance on the collection and analysis of data to help promote risk-based examination programs. (
  • Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 201, Third Edition provides guidance for conducting a Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) and Stakeholder Preparedness Review (SPR). (
  • Further guidance is provided in the annexes of the fourth Money Laundering Directive, which addresses factors and indicators for high and low risk, respectively. (
  • Also, links to risk assessment guidance from OEHHA and the South Coast AQMD are provided at the bottom of this page. (
  • Each Risk banding details the requirements for risk management, downloadable guidance and form templates. (
  • IEC 31010:2009 is a dual logo IEC/ISO, single prefix IEC, supporting standard for ISO 31000 and provides guidance on selection and application of systematic techniques for risk assessment. (
  • The final section of the book is dedicated to the reduction of Natech risk, including structural and organizational prevention and mitigation measures, as well as early warning issues and emergency foreword planning. (
  • In the financial world, risk management is the process of identification, analysis and acceptance or mitigation of uncertainty in investment decisions. (
  • Increasing Resilience Using THIRA/SPR and Mitigation Planning describes the similarities and differences between mitigation planning and the Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA)/Stakeholder Preparedness Review (SPR) process. (
  • This risk mitigation results in increased security and less probability of a threat or vulnerability impacting an organization's production environment. (
  • Assessing risk of potential hazards helps to determine the proper mitigation strategy and priorities. (
  • Cheeky comparison aside, design risk assessment is a risk identification and mitigation planning framework used by practitioners and teams during the design process. (
  • Teams analyzing risk need to communicate to stakeholders both the hazards identified and suggestions for mitigation every time the team assesses for risk. (
  • Risk assessment is a loose term that encompasses risk identification, assessment, and mitigation. (
  • Optimally, it also involves documentation of the risk assessment and its findings, implementation of mitigation methods, and review of the assessment (or risk management plan), coupled with updates when necessary. (
  • A flood risk assessment (FRA) is an assessment of the risk of flooding from all flooding mechanisms, the identification of flood mitigation measures and should provide advice on actions to be taken before and during a flood. (
  • FRAs consist of a detailed analysis of available data to inform the Environment Agency of flood risk at an individual site and also recommend to the developer any mitigation measures. (
  • Sensible risk management is about taking practical steps to protect people from real harm and suffering. (
  • Environmental impact management - considers the location, scale and risk of potential impacts, options and alternatives. (
  • Current levels may not remain stable, however, and should there be an increase in the scale, tempo or intensity of Defence activities in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, the risk assessments would need to be revisited to ensure adequacy of management measures. (
  • Preparation of a Strategic Environmental Assessment, initial environmental review, environmental management plan and environmental certificates of compliance are tools that are used to manage routine or low risk activities. (
  • TIRA stands for Task Inventory and Risk Assessments and is a comprehensive risk management and analysis program, designed to be used by both the safety professional and those with part time safety responsibilities. (
  • PMI publishes the Practice Standard for Project Risk Management - which is authoritative but expensive. (
  • Not the answer you're looking for?Browse other questions tagged risk-management risk schedule-risk or ask your own question. (
  • Accept the portfolio profile and focus senior management efforts on managing the high risk projects rather than the whole portfolio. (
  • The difference between success or failure often hinges on risk management, so before embarking on your journey, it's crucial to understand which areas of data migration are most precarious. (
  • Natech Risk Assessment and Management: Reducing the Risk of Natural-Hazard Impact on Hazardous Installations covers the entire spectrum of issues pertinent to Natech risk assessment and management. (
  • After a thorough introduction of the topic that includes definitions of terms, authors Krausmann, Cruz, and Salzano discuss various examples of international frameworks and provide a detailed view of the implementation of Natech Risk Management in the EU and OECD. (
  • Risk Management , including mitigations, is conducted after we receive stakeholder and country comments on each pest list or risk assessment. (
  • Today, more than ever, EU regulators must ensure that risk management decisions meet public demands for high standards of protection whilst simultaneously stimulating competitiveness and prosperity in Europe. (
  • The HIMSS Risk Assessment Toolkit will guide your healthcare organization through the security risk analysis and risk management process. (
  • cVidya's Business Protection offering, which supports Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management, enables operators and utilities to quickly identify and prevent risks. (
  • Risk assessment procedures, including procedures for a simple risk screening, were developed by South Coast Air Quality Management (South Coast AQMD) staff for the adoption of Rule 1401 - New Source Review for Toxic Air Contaminants, in June 1990. (
  • Finally, the issue of risk communication/risk management is of great importance, because these issues are critical to addressing the health concerns of exposed populations and the practical, ethical, and financial issues related to reducing hazardous exposures to metallic substances. (
  • This chapter reviews current risk assessment concepts and practices as they apply to risk-based, multipollutant air quality management. (
  • The use of risk and benefit analysis to inform air quality management decisions is described. (
  • Risk assessment can be applied in an accountability framework to improve air quality management decisions. (
  • The current use of risk assessment techniques related to air quality management is reviewed for Canada, Mexico, and the United States. (
  • As I recently argued here at War on the Rocks, many of the current Defense Department approaches to risk and risk management could stand an overhaul. (
  • Portfolio Management involves deciding investment mix and policy, matching investments to goals, asset allocation and balancing risk with performance. (
  • Risk management occurs anytime an investor or fund manager analyzes and attempts to quantify the potential for losses in an investment. (
  • Unique in combining the science of risk assessment with the development of management strategies. (
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992 (revised in 1999), require employers to make a suitable and sufficient assessment of the health and safety risks to employees and non-employees arising from their work activities. (
  • A specific risk assessment for the most hazardous elements of the event needs to be produced by the organiser, in collaboration with demonstrators/presenters, venue management and other parties. (
  • It is a generic risk management standard and any references to safety are purely of an informative nature. (
  • The International Standard ISO/IEC 27005:2011 which gives managers and staff in IT departments a framework for implementing a risk management approach to assist them in managing their information security management system (ISMS) risks has been published. (
  • You can reference the Enterprise Risk Management Committee Guidebook to learn exactly how to use these tools. (
  • Reach out to Scouters in your units or councils with backgrounds in risk management or safety. (
  • To assist us with identification of the audit population and assignment of risk and audit priorities, Internal Audit annually seeks input from university management across campus, the State Board of Education, internal audit directors of other Idaho universities and external auditors. (
  • In this course, you'll learn how methods of risk assessment, management and reduction are related and how to ensure they function together succesfully in your operation. (
  • Enterprise Risk Management: Advances on its Foundation and Practice relates the fundamental enterprise risk management (ERM) concepts and current generic risk assessment and management principles that have been influential in redefining the risk field over the last decade. (
  • This book provides a comprehensive demonstration of risk analysis as a distinct science covering risk understanding, assessment, perception, communication, management, governance and policy. (
  • Health and Safety: Risk Management is the clearest and most comprehensive book on risk management available today. (
  • The recent Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) is driving the need for vulnerability and risk assessments to be conducted for all United States federal government agencies. (
  • The recent Canadian Management of Information Security Standard (MITS) requires regular security assessments for all Canadian federal government agencies. (
  • Participants will learn the purpose of a risk review, necessary preparations required to undertake a risk assessment, principles of the methods used for risk assessment, and how such assessments are applied to the project management process. (
  • While not generally considered a DMADV tool, risk assessment is a valuable addition to the design process because identifying risk decreases uncertainty (which is a key factor in effective change management) and increases the chances that the design will meet the objectives. (
  • Charge appropriate members of management with responsibility for assessing, and reporting to the board their assessments of, enterprise risk. (
  • Order periodic assessments of risks to the enterprise by someone independent of management. (
  • In addition, the recently launched Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program ( FedRAMP ) establishes a cloud security assessment standard for cloud software providers in the government space. (
  • Risk assessment is an inherent part of a broader risk management strategy to help reduce any potential risk-related consequences. (
  • In theory, both are of near equal priority, but in practice it can be very difficult to manage when faced with the scarcity of resources-especially time-in which to conduct the risk management process. (
  • Benoit Mandelbrot distinguished between "mild" and "wild" risk and argued that risk assessment and management must be fundamentally different for the two types of risk. (
  • Risk' - the likelihood of a hazard causing harm. (
  • Because malaria-transmitting mosquitoes are most active at night, include an assessment of the likelihood that the travelers might be spending time outdoors in the evenings for dining or entertainment. (
  • Suicide risk assessment is a process of estimating the likelihood for a person to attempt or die by suicide . (
  • Risk is the likelihood that a hazard will cause harm. (
  • One way of recording hazards and risks is to rate them on a scale of severity and likelihood. (
  • If a hazard falls within the yellow or red risk levels, or has an overall risk rating of eight and above, it's worth considering whether it can be avoided completely, or whether anything can be done to lessen the potential harm or likelihood of it happening. (
  • Using the exposure doses from Step 2 and the dose-response relationship from Step 3, calculate the likelihood of the health outcome (a.k.a., "risk") defined in Step 1. (
  • They then develop an algorithm that calculates an individual's statistical likelihood of future arrest on the basis of the number of risk factors that apply. (
  • Risk is the probability or likelihood of the occurrence or realization of a threat. (
  • Probability of occurrence explores the likelihood that an identified risk could occur. (
  • Put in simpler terms, a risk assessment determines possible mishaps, their likelihood and consequences, and the tolerances for such events. (
  • Risk with a large potential loss and a low probability of occurrence is often treated differently from one with a low potential loss and a high likelihood of occurrence. (
  • For example, if you estimate the probability as very low and the impact as medium, that risk will get mapped to the 2% box. (
  • This tool has a defined way of assessing probability and severity of risks. (
  • Risk is the probability that a hazard will result in an adverse consequence. (
  • In our discussion, we'll focus on rating risks using probability of occurrence and severity of consequences scales. (
  • Applying appropriate control measures to your highest risks should reduce the probability of occurrence and severity of consequences. (
  • Many risk assessments use "probability of occurrence" and "severity of consequences" scales to rate risks associated with laboratory experiments. (
  • As the formula indicates, the higher the assessed probability of occurrence and severity of consequences, the greater the risk rating will be. (
  • MRAT is a web-based assessment tool that calculates the probability of municipal sewer and stormwater infrastructure failures. (
  • Part of the difficulty in managing risk is that both the quantities by which risk assessment is concerned-potential loss and probability of occurrence-can be very difficult to measure. (
  • Risk assessment for metallic substances usually follows the generally accepted framework format for risk assessment for all toxic substances, which involves (1) exposure assessment, (2) hazard identification, (3) assessment of dose-response relationships, and (4) risk characterization. (
  • Risk characterization using modern biomarkers that are capable of detecting early cellular effects to low-dose exposures to metallic substances will play an increasingly important role in assessing risk from exposure to this class of toxic substances on an individual or mixture basis. (
  • The need to deal with multiple risk characterization metrics in multipollutant risk assessments is a key challenge, because there is not a common basis of quantification for all adverse outcomes. (
  • For human health outcomes, risk characterization often focuses on cancer versus non-cancer and individual versus population risk metrics. (
  • Risk characterization is often conducted using Monte Carlo simulations, which help account for variability and uncertainty in estimated health risks. (
  • The Superfund risk assessment content may also help citizens and risk managers better understand Superfund's risk assessment process. (
  • Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information age, Harvard online short course - Nov 2, 2017. (
  • However, a 2017 survey of peer reviewers found over half of 400 audits they reviewed did not comply with the risk assessment standards. (
  • A systematic review of patients and doctors from 2017 found that overstatement of benefits and understatement of risks occurred more often than the alternative. (
  • Take this quiz to determine your risk for toxic overload. (
  • How Does IDEM Determine Where to Study Risk? (
  • Superfund risk assessments determine how threatening a hazardous waste site is to human health and the environment. (
  • Risk Assessors seek to determine a safe level for each potentially dangerous contaminant present. (
  • 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. (
  • This risk assessment allows an advisor to determine the most suitable investments for each client to consider. (
  • The advisor then must determine what calculated investment risks must be taken to assist the client with meeting his or her investment goals successfully. (
  • 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. (
  • The example Red risk assessment form template can be used to determine appropriate controls. (
  • If true, this is an important problem, as courts all over the country use risk scores to determine bail, sentencing, parole, and more. (
  • Close to 20 states are using risk assessment to help determine sentencing in at least some jurisdictions, and risk assessments in bail and parole are even more common. (
  • The risk modeling process can help organizations determine the correct controls for the environment or operation, to produce appropriate countermeasures, and to design effective recovery activities. (
  • There are also a number of commercially-available risk assessment frameworks and standards. (
  • Too often, risk frameworks generate ambiguous, color-coded assessments grounded in subjective analyses. (
  • The key differentiator between design risk assessment and other risk assessment frameworks is that design risk assessment uses a systems-level approach to analyze risk, meaning the team evaluates all risks associated with the design process and not solely the project outcomes or outputs. (
  • Biomonitoring approaches, identification of toxic metallic species for hazard identification, dose-effect relationships, construction of dose-response curves, and the development of benchmark doses for various metallic species are discussed in relation to protecting sensitive subpopulations, because not all individuals within a general population are at equal risk for toxicity. (
  • The National Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (National THIRA) assesses the impacts of the most catastrophic threats and hazards to the Nation and establishes capability targets to manage them. (
  • The Stakeholder Preparedness Review (SPR) is a self-assessment of a jurisdiction's current capability levels against the targets identified in the Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) . (
  • Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment and Stakeholder Preparedness Review data include jurisdiction-specific preparedness data that is FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY (FOUO). (
  • Receipt of Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment and Stakeholder Preparedness Review data will be accompanied by this confidentiality statement and an interpretation guide. (
  • In accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors, Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, our audits are based on an on-going risk assessment process, which begins with the identification and refinement of the audit population. (
  • Because risk identification and rating establish priorities, this assessment should be incorporated early in the experimental process. (
  • Rapid identification of individuals with possible risk of EVD followed by donning of personal protective equipment and isolation of patients for detailed risk assessment are important elements of a system to proactively manage patients at the point of first interaction. (
  • ENISA, supported by a group of subject matter expert comprising representatives from Industries, Academia and Governmental Organizations, has conducted, in the context of the Emerging and Future Risk Framework project, an risks assessment on cloud computing business model and technologies. (
  • The report provide also a set of practical recommendations.Produced by ENISA with contributions from a group of subject matter expert comprising representatives from Industry, Academia and Governmental Organizations, a risk assessment of cloud computing business model and technologies. (
  • Fraud professionals can use this tool to assist organizations in identifying fraud risks and developing a fraud risk response. (
  • Organizations must now be information security conscious and must develop and implement proper security controls based on the results of their internal risk assessment and vulnerability assessment. (
  • The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission in its 2004 report on managing enterprise risk state that it must be effect from the top by an entity's board of directors. (
  • ERASC provides technical information and addresses ecological risk assessment scientific questions at hazardous waste sites. (
  • Requests must be channeled to ERASC through the Ecological Risk Assessment Forum (ERAF). (
  • ERASC develops responses that reflect the "state of the science" for ecological risk assessment and also provides a communication point for the distribution of the responses to other interested parties. (
  • The definitive reference in its field, Ecological Risk Assessment, Second Edition details the latest advances in science and practice. (
  • In the fourteen years since the publication of the best-selling first edition, ecological risk assessment (ERA) has moved from the margins into the spotlight. (
  • While identifying hazards and risk levels are important, setting out a plan to address hazards and lower the level of risk is the most critical part of the risk assessment process. (
  • On-site hazard assessments identify machine hazards and risk estimates, and provide machine safeguarding recommendations. (
  • Hazards and risk must be considered, assessed and managed for all events run on behalf of the Royal Society of Chemistry. (
  • A risk assessment is a process to identify potential hazards and analyze what could happen if a hazard occurs. (
  • It helps to identify implementation risks and informs the risk engagement strategy adopted by the entity. (
  • The SANS Behavioral Risk Assessment TM allows enterprises to identify information handling risk in their organization. (
  • The Diabetes Risk Score uses 7 questions to identify how high a risk someone is of getting diabetes. (
  • The Diabetes Risk Score is already being used in a number of other studies to identify people at high risk of diabetes and encourage them to see their doctor. (
  • A machine safety assessment includes all inspection and activities from the hazard assessment, plus inspection and observation of a machine in operation to identify existing hazards, machine safeguarding, safety systems and risk reduction measures. (
  • Monte Carlo simulations also allow for a sensitivity analysis that can identify risk factors (environmental factors, exposure variables, etc.) that most strongly influence risk. (
  • Managers must ensure that risk assessments reflect actual working practices, and identify scope for improvement in working practices based on legislative requirements and accepted standards/good practice. (
  • In addition, other possible routes along which pathogens can enter the country are analyzed to identify the most likely source of new pathogens entering our country, and to identify regions most at risk from new introductions. (
  • Learn how to identify and manage operational risk, litigation risk and reputational risk. (
  • We are required not just to identify risks in the food chain but to tell the outside world about them. (
  • A description of a structured process to identify dimensioning loads, robustness and uncertainties in the design as well as parameters that, if changed, will alter the risk picture. (
  • One way to do this is to identify first the "ecosystem service" that can be affected by the stressor under assessment. (
  • Similar to traditional risk assessments, design risk assessments prepare design teams to identify and manage risk throughout and upon completion of the design project. (
  • Any risk assessment activity is to identify possible risks and ways to prevent or minimize those risks before they happen. (
  • The purpose of genetic risk assessment is to identify individuals at elevated cancer risk who may benefit from additional screening and preventive interventions. (
  • This section provides tools and protocols for triage of patients to quickly identify individuals who require a more detailed risk assessment, while ensuring the safety of the care team. (
  • Participants will learn how to identify chronic, acute, and protective factors when determining the level of risk and how to handle a person who reports feeling suicidal or expresses a desire to end his or her life. (
  • EPA uses risk assessment to characterize the nature and magnitude of health risks to humans and ecological receptors from chemical contaminants and other stressors that may be present in the environment. (
  • Reports from local citizens about health symptoms and suspicious odors, dust and other contaminants can bring high-risk situations to IDEM's attention. (
  • For ecological receptors , determining the level of risk is more complicated and is a function of the receptors of concern, the nature of the adverse effects caused by the contaminants, and the desired condition of the ecological resources. (
  • EPA conducts site-by-site risk assessments to address the unique contaminants and range of potential health effects at Superfund sites. (
  • 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. (
  • That is, as new toxic air contaminants (TACs) are added, risk values changed, or procedures revised, the document will be updated. (
  • This also serves to remind the user of this document that Rule 1402 (PDF)- Control of Toxic Air Contaminants from Existing Sources was amended on March 17, 2000 to establish an Action Risk Level of 25-in-one million for the entire facility. (
  • Ventilation is defined as 'the removal of heated air, smoke and other airborne contaminants from a structure, and their replacement with a supply of fresher air' - this generic risk assessment examines the hazards, risks and control measures that relate to ventilation, and includes the use of positive pressure ventilation as either a defensive or offensive part of firefighting. (
  • Jurisdictions can share their own assessments without restriction. (
  • More and more jurisdictions across the country are deploying predictive assessment tools (often called risk assessment tools) to guide decisions about pretrial detention, sentencing, prison classification, parole, and probation supervision. (
  • This process is called 'Risk Assessment' and it is a legal requirement. (
  • A risk assessment is a systematic process of evaluating the potential risks that may be involved in a projected activity or undertaking. (
  • The assessment process is ethically complex: the concept of "imminent suicide" (implying the foreseeability of an inherently unpredictable act) is a legal construct in a clinical guise, which can be used to justify the rationing of emergency psychiatric resources or intrusion into patients' civil liberties . (
  • The assessment of human failures is implicit in that process. (
  • 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. (
  • The paper summarizes the risk assessment process, results, findings and recommendations. (
  • It also provides an evaluation of the risk assessment process and recommendations for better positioning the USACE to use risk assessment for dam safety evaluation and decision support. (
  • The National Risk and Capability Assessment (NRCA) is a suite of assessment products that measures risk and capability across the nation in a standardized and coordinated process. (
  • how to further enhance the transparency of the overall risk assessment process during the risk assessment phases - consisting of initiation, assessment and publication of the opinion. (
  • How could EFSA engage stakeholders more closely in the risk assessment process whilst ensuring efficiency? (
  • All of EFSA's scientific outputs are published online and the Authority uses a range of online and offline tools to better explain the risk assessment process and its work. (
  • The goal of this course is to provide an overview of the risk review process, as described by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Oversight Procedure (OP) documents, including particularly OP-40. (
  • During the lengthy U.S. federal review process, the FDA in December 2012 released an environmental assessment finding of "no significant impact," the last step required before making a final decision. (
  • In simpler terms, design risk assessment asks the design team to evaluate process or product and system-wide risk before an incident occurs. (
  • Risk modeling is a process that can be applied in any number of environments or business situations, including investments, operations, e-commerce, insurance, and fraud. (
  • In considering the risk modeling process described above, steps 2 through 5 are generally referred to as risk assessment. (
  • Individual judgements or assessments of risk may be affected by psychological, ideological, religious or otherwise subjective factors, which impact rationality of the process. (
  • They can part of a due-diligence process for existing householders or businesses, or can be required in England and Wales to provide independent evidence to a planning application on the flood risk. (
  • and sets out policies for local authorities to ensure flood risk is taken into account during the planning process to prevent inappropriate development in high risk areas and to direct development away from areas at highest risk. (
  • The environmental risk assessment has been performed on the basis of a sufficient database, both on effects and on exposure. (
  • EFSA has published two Scientific Opinions on environmental risk assessment (ERA), with a third to follow shortly. (
  • Environmental risk assessment is central to much of what we do. (
  • Now, a different and never-before-seen draft environmental risk assessment of the AquAdvantage Salmon reveals that Canadian government scientists found significant problems with the fish, including increased susceptibility to disease and widely inconsistent growth rates. (
  • It proposes a framework that integrates economic location analysis and risk analysis, emphasizing the reduction of uncertainty. (
  • At the core of risk assessment is fear of the unknown or a sense of dread that comes from uncertainty. (
  • Risk is equal to a person's exposure multiplied by the toxicity of the chemical. (
  • As exposure to or toxicity of a chemical increases, human health risks also increase. (
  • In addition to the statement made in the Risk Assessment Report of a need for more data on sediments, more freshwater and marine toxicity tests should also be valuable for a more convincing risk assessment. (
  • Thus, there is a risk of toxicity to sediment living and/or feeding organisms, in addition, through fixation on humic substances, persistence in the environment and bio-accumulation may occur. (
  • These analytical problems compromise any use of the aquatic toxicity data in this risk assessment. (
  • The effect assessment part derives the PNEC directly from the available toxicity data assuming that the equilibrium partitioning method is not appropriate for MDA. (
  • Tailored to the organization's specific data types and information lifecycle tools, the Assessment framework illuminates who is handling sensitive data, what data departments are accessing, and where the data is located. (
  • It is produced in the context of the Emerging and Future Risk Framework project. (
  • Report version : October 2000 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances1. (
  • Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 4,4'-Methylenedianiline (C13H14N2) [MDA], CAS N° : 101-77-9, EINECS N°: 202-974-4 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 15th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 5th of May 2000. (
  • Design risk assessment provides a design team with a framework to perform risk assessment. (
  • Flood Risk Assessments are required to be completed according to the National Planning Policy Framework, which replaces Planning Policy Statement PPS 25: Development and Flood Risk. (
  • As part of managing the health and safety of your activities, you must control the risks associated with them. (
  • increasing safety signage, and performing risk assessments. (
  • one "office safety" risk assessment would be appropriate. (
  • 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. (
  • On the other hand, underestimating suicidality as a result of a dismissive attitude or lack of clinical skill jeopardizes patient safety and risks clinician liability. (
  • Risk assessment identifies the hazards and evaluates the risks, with the object of selecting appropriate safety measures. (
  • Risk assessment helps you build safety into your design . (
  • minimise risks by selecting safety measures that you can integrate into the design. (
  • BS EN ISO 14121-1 Safety of machinery. (
  • Use this template to conduct job hazard analysis and risk assessments on individual tasks to assist in developing Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS). (
  • June 13, 2012 By Stephen Pepper Leave a Comment One of the most important safety considerations as a youth worker is knowing how to do a risk assessment. (
  • Lawyers on the "Monsanto papers" case accused the EU agencies responsible for food safety and chemicals of "wilfully sawing off certain studies" in their risk assessment of glyphosate. (
  • Kinsley, naturally, favors a different solution: "To me, if you're arguing for us to tolerate greater risks as a society, you need a stronger safety net for individuals, to catch them when they fall. (
  • This approach is typically applied to multiple machines and is a cost-effective method for performing plant-wide machine safety assessments. (
  • A machine risk assessment includes all inspections and activities in our machine hazard and machine safety assessments plus interviews and discussion with your staff including engineering, operators, maintenance and safety personnel (as available), and completion of an ANSI/RIA risk assessment document in addition to the safety report. (
  • As well as the health and safety risks associated with teaching and office environments, we also have to deal with the risks associated with catering, residential accommodation, building and grounds maintenance work, machinery workshops, vehicles, farming, sports, entertainment and international travel. (
  • More information on completing risk assessments can be found in Guide to Health and Safety Risk Assessment . (
  • agree, but the risk assesement we are discussing here is not about safety, but security. (
  • A formal risk assessment should be done first, such as a safety checklist or a program hazard analysis (PHA). (
  • The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is holding a conference on Transparency in Risk Assessment on 3 October 2013 in Parma, Italy, from 09:00 to 16:15. (
  • The benefit of this will be an established practice providing a better overview of dimensioning loads, better resource allocation in order to remove uncertainties impacting on the risk and/or cost, and a better overview of safety-critical functions. (
  • Severity of consequences assigns a rating based on the impact of an identified risk to safety, resources, work performance, property, and/or reputation. (
  • The draft risk assessment revealed "unique safety issues that FDA has failed to consider, which is why we are calling on the agency to terminate its review," she said. (
  • Design risk assessment is sometimes referred to as a health and safety assessment because of the focus on assessing the risk associated with the entire organization. (
  • In the engineering of complex systems, sophisticated risk assessments are often made within safety engineering and reliability engineering when it concerns threats to life, environment, or machine functioning. (
  • As such, risk assessments become increasingly critical in mitigating accidents, improving safety, and improving outcomes. (
  • Understanding how much exposure to a hazard poses health risks to workers is important to appropriately eliminate, control, and reduce those risks. (
  • As such, line managers are responsible for making sure that risk assessments are completed for all works that they oversee, supervise or manage. (
  • Superfund's risk managers use risk assessment information and other site factors to select the best cleanup strategies to manage risks to acceptable levels. (
  • It provides the automation requirements to manage the revenue leakage risks through three main modules: Configuration, Usage and Rating & Billing Verification. (
  • Understanding such risks supplies crucial information--to frame legislation, manage major habitats, businesses and industries, and create development programmes. (
  • Remember that the objective is to manage and reduce risk, not to produce paper! (
  • Our resources are available on an as-needed basis and are ready for immediate deployment, allowing you to cost-effectively manage risk. (
  • Not only is it a strict legal requirement to effectively manage the risks created by such events, but it is necessary that we demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism at all our events, and in so doing, meet a duty of care towards everyone involved. (
  • Manage risks that could be negative for your company's performance with this standard. (
  • Scientists use the term risk when assessing potential human health threats from exposure to chemicals or pollutants in the environment. (
  • 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. (
  • This checklist is used to assist in conducting a risk assessment for hazardous substances and chemicals in the hairdressing, nail and beauty industry. (
  • With the Behavioral Risk Assessment™, an organization can. (
  • Understand compliance training needs by organizational unit, tailored to the needs and risk tolerences of the organization. (
  • Track information risk across systems and workers throughout an organization-summarized by person, organizational unit, and/or enterprise. (
  • Upon launching the Assessment into an organization, users take the Assessment and in less than 5 minutes, define the types of data they access and then select the places they receive and/or store each data type. (
  • Please feel free to contact the expert of our contract research organization (CRO) about risk assessment. (
  • however, design risk assessment is done with a holistic view of the organization. (
  • As with risk modeling, when performing a risk assessment, the organization, operations or processes under consideration are analyzed and potential threats identified. (
  • Importantly, the risk evaluations are based upon current levels of Defence activity (for example number of vessels, area of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area used for Defence activities, volume of sewage discharged). (
  • Our team of field evaluators, trainers and engineers can support risk assessments and evaluations for manufacturers, machine builders and asset owners, tailoring our program to your specific machines and installations. (
  • The resulting response analysis is presented via a dashboard, including high-risk handling practices and training recommendations. (
  • The authors also discuss selected Natech accidents, including recent examples, and provide specific 'lessons learned' from each, as well as an analysis of all essential elements of Natech risk assessment, such as plant layout, substance hazards, and equipment vulnerability. (
  • To receive automatic notifications that risk assessments or pest lists have been posted to this website for review and comment, we encourage interested stakeholders to subscribe to the APHIS Stakeholder Registry "Risk Analysis and Assessments " topic. (
  • The result is an in-depth and independent analysis that outlines some of the information security benefits and key security risks of cloud computing. (
  • Not unlike risk models used by insurance companies, criminal justice risk assessment tools are based on statistical analysis of large, aggregated data sets of criminal behavior over time. (
  • Import risk analysis contributes to the assessment of the risk of import flows and other possible routes along which pathogens can enter the country. (
  • The Risk Premium Project (RPP) represents an extensive, thorough and up-to-date analysis of the theory and empirics of risk assessment for property-casualty insurance. (
  • We do not seek to deter organisers from undertaking a risk assessment that defines the exact level/extent of risk eg a numerical risk analysis matrix and attaching it to their "red" assessment for their own records. (
  • Find out how RiskGrades TM can measure the financial risk of Barclays PLC (BCS) compared to other stocks using the stock analysis below. (
  • These are complicated issues, and scholars such as Richard Berk and Sandra Mayson provide deeper analysis on how we should think of fairness and justice in risk assessment. (
  • and making judgments "on the tolerability of the risk on the basis of a risk analysis" while considering influencing factors (i.e. risk evaluation). (
  • More costly analysis of flood risk can be achieved through detailed flood modelling to challenge the agency's modelled levels and corresponding flood zones. (
  • A Health Risk Assessment (HRA) is a technical study that evaluates how toxic emissions are released from a facility, how they disperse throughout the community, and the potential for those toxic pollutants to impact human health. (
  • [2] Accurate and defensible risk assessment requires a clinician to integrate a clinical judgment with the latest evidence-based practice, [3] although accurate prediction of low base rate events, such as suicide, is inherently difficult and prone to false positives . (
  • In practice, the task of actually carrying out risk assessments should usually be delegated to those people who are most familiar with the activity, project or equipment being assessed, or who create the risk.These individuals, who must attend relevant training, may be local managers, academic supervisors or individuals directly involved in the work. (
  • This includes ensuring that suitable and sufficient assessments of the work activities within their areas are undertaken, and that these are reviewed on a regular basis. (
  • The second element of a risk assessment is risk requirement. (
  • A key requirement is to ensure such professional flood risk assessments are independent to all parties by carrying out their professional duties with complete objectivity and impartiality. (
  • Although several exposures routes are not covered by the TGD, taking into account the relatively low concentration in water and the estimated PNEC soil the risk related to indirect exposures of soil is expected to be low and therefore the conclusions of the report are acceptable. (
  • There is a tendency for individuals to be less rational when risks and exposures concern themselves as opposed to others. (
  • This allows firms to adjust their risk assessment and compliance practices to better suit country-specific conditions. (
  • Considering that many of the inputs to risk assessments, such as past arrests, are subject to racially disparate policing practices, it would not be surprising if risk scores carried some of this bias over. (
  • Over-sensitivity to risk can have undesirable consequences, including inappropriate deprivation of patients' rights and squandering of scarce clinical resources. (
  • Apart from ecological consequences, three activities and associated issues were considered to present a risk of compromising the public reputation of both Defence and GBRMPA. (
  • A Vulnerability Assessment: of the issues that could have far-reaching consequences for the Great Barrier Reef. (
  • The numerical values from the severity of consequences will contribute to other types of risk rating tools, like the hazard risk rating with standard linear scaling. (
  • A flood risk assessment should be an evaluation of the flood risk and the consequences and impact and vulnerability. (
  • AstraZeneca, the London-based pharmaceutical company, asks its U.S. employees to complete an annual health assessment using the Mayo Clinic's online questionnaire. (
  • Both the South Coast AQMD and the state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) review HRAs submitted by facilities per the requirements of AB 2588. (
  • The severity of consequence for a laboratory measuring the pH of ground water samples would likely be No Risk (0) in the event of a "failure" that caused an employee to be exposed to the ground water. (
  • A variety of predictive assessment tools have been implemented across the country in pre-trial detention decisions, in sentencing hearings, and to assist in probation and parole decisions. (
  • Describing the talk as the "Minority Report" panel, moderator Sandra Mayson of the Quattrone Center captures the visceral ambivalence felt by many about proactively limiting an individual's physical freedom based on predictive assessments of future actions, rather than actual past acts. (
  • Berk, who has designed and assessed multiple machine-learned risk assessment programs in use today, reminds us that predictive risk assessment has always been part of the judicial role. (
  • Thus, Berk frames the discussion not in terms of whether we should limit freedoms based on predictive risk assessments - we already do. (
  • Would you rather have your sentence determined by a computer algorithm, which dispassionately weights factors that predict your future risk of crime (such as age or past arrests) or by the subjective assessment of a judge? (
  • Disparate false-positive rates will be present every time there are disparate rates of reoffending, regardless of racial bias and regardless of whether the risk score is made by a computer algorithm or by the subjective assessment of a judge. (
  • But one of the most important policy questions is simple: do risk assessments increase or decrease racial disparities compared to the subjective decisions of judges? (
  • In many ways, this important undertaking is subjective, relying on the experience and expertise of those conducting the assessment. (
  • 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. (
  • Use the Risk Assessment Tool complete your risk assessment. (
  • There are many danger assessment tools available for research, but clinicians need a quick manageable tool. (
  • 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. (
  • Click to download a printable sample Danger Assessment Tool . (
  • A heart disease risk assessment, also known as a cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment, is a type of screening tool that measures your risk of heart disease or CVD. (
  • Breast Cancer risk assessment tool developed by the National Institute of Cancer. (
  • Interactive tool for measuring the risk of invasive breast cancer for the use of health professionals. (
  • You just viewed Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool . (
  • Quantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA) is a tool for estimating human health risks from exposure to pathogens via food, water, air, and other environmental routes. (
  • The ACFE's Fraud Risk Assessment tool is an invaluable resource for fraud examiners to use in identifying and addressing their clients' or employers' vulnerabilities to internal fraud. (
  • The risks identified using this tool should be serious enough to jeopardize council operations. (
  • This new tool allows for activities and risks to be filtered for relevance across humanities/ low risk departments and across variable risk departments (applied scientific, medicine, dentistry, SEFS, service depts. (
  • Intertek's Dynamic Risk Assessment Tool, PREDICT, addresses behavior issues to improve recognition and control of hazardous situations. (
  • Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the founder of a ground-breaking technology known as the municipal risk assessment tool, or MRAT. (
  • Design risk assessment can be performed using the DFMEA tool, but may also be adapted based on the design and the team's needs. (
  • DFMEA is a tool used for tracking failure modes and risks associated with specific processes or products. (
  • The role of current or past alcohol and drug use in raising suicide risk will be discussed, and participants will learn the importance of using a suicide-specific assessment tool instead of relying on their "clinical gut. (
  • Employees who complete the assessment receive a $50 reduction in their monthly health insurance premiums. (
  • The existing dam and 19 structural risk reduction alternatives were evaluated for flood, earthquake and normal operating conditions. (
  • Human exposure assessment. (
  • 4.2.3 Total exposure assessment. (
  • The human health risk assessment is based on a sufficient toxicological database. (
  • In discussions on national security, risk is frequently not well defined , and is often used for purposes (sufficiency and threat analyses) better served by other components of strategy. (
  • If travelers are going to the highly endemic pockets during peak transmission times, even though the country as a whole may be low transmission, this destination for this individual may be high risk. (
  • Bryan and Rudd (2006) suggest a model in which risk is categorized into one of four categories: Baseline, Acute, Chronic high risk, and Chronic high risk with acute exacerbation. (
  • Also, several national studies use information reported from businesses and industries to discover high risk areas. (
  • Large scale or high risk activities, while essential to training a modern military force, must also comply with relevant federal and state legislation. (
  • What is the Procedure For Handling High Risk Involving Another Team's Conflicting Goals? (
  • Additionally the completed projects should be classified according to the risk criteria as high, medium or low risk. (
  • The scale is from 1-5 but can be interpreted more as Low/Medium/High risk. (
  • A demonstration risk assessment was conducted on the 283-foot high rolled-earthfill Alamo Dam as part of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Research and Development program. (
  • If your percentage is high, your doctor may recommend steps to lower your risk. (
  • It involves subject matter experts for objectivity and can be used at a high level for risk profiling or at a granular level for specific resources. (
  • In the Western U.S. there are nearly 900,000 homes representing an estimated reconstruction cost of more than $237 billion considered at "very high" or "high" risk from wildfires, a report issued today shows. (
  • Facilities that submit HRAs in accordance with these requirements may also do so under the designation as a Potentially High Risk Level Facility. (
  • A Potentially High Risk Level Facility is one that has risks exceeding the Significant Risk Level and has a previously approved HRA. (
  • The sections below list the recently approved HRAs and related AB 2588 documents, including those for Potentially High Risk Level Facilities. (
  • The ProPublica study cites a disparity in "false-positive rates" as evidence of racial bias: black defendants who did not reoffend were more likely to have been classified as high risk than white defendants. (
  • The basic intuition is this: the false positive rate is the number of people labeled high risk who don't reoffend divided by the total number of people who do not reoffend. (
  • In a group with high recidivism rates, the numerator will be larger because the pool of people labeled high risk is bigger and the denominator will be smaller because there are fewer people who do not reoffend. (
  • Consider a defendant who is ordered by the courts to undergo substance abuse counseling due to his high risk score. (
  • Consider a second defendant who received a prison sentence as a result of her high risk score. (
  • Using clues from the personal and family history, you can classify an individual as average (general population), increased (moderate), or high (strong) risk. (
  • An absence of the red flags and risk factors associated with increased or high risk. (
  • Family histories suggestive of increased risk may show familial clustering of cancer but do not meet the criteria for high risk. (
  • Please see NCCN Genetic/Familial High Risk Assessment: Breast and Ovarian: Criteria for Further Evaluation for more details, including family history presentation for rare syndromes. (
  • 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. (
  • But for risk assessors it is too broad. (
  • Empower the identified risk assessors with direct access to, and with the responsibility to be available upon call of, the board and its committees. (
  • This access and availability should include periodic meetings of each of these identified risk assessors separately with the board in executive session. (
  • Non-professional flood risk assessments can be produced by members of the public, Architects, environment assessors, or others who are not specifically professionally qualified in this field. (
  • How much risk a chemical presents can also depend on how the body is exposed to the chemical. (
  • Malaria can increase the risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes, including prematurity, abortion, and stillbirth. (
  • This portion of the risk assessment is a quantification of the client's total ability to absorb a loss, whether the loss is small, moderate, or large. (
  • The capacity for risk also provides the advisor with an understanding of how the client's portfolio will function and the rate of change financially if a specific investment results in either a loss or a gain. (
  • Essentially, the attitude to risk is the client's understanding of risk in terms of what it entails and how it will affect the client's life and finances. (
  • Typically, a financial advisor further develops a risk assessment by determining the client's attitude toward risk at the outset, then reassessing the client's risk attitude after determining the client's risk capacity and risk requirements. (
  • Sometimes confused with risk capacity, risk tolerance differs in that it is the client's mental and emotional ability to tolerate chances taken on investments, given the level of risk, and how psychologically capable the client is at handling losses or overall volatility in both the short term and long term. (
  • Quiz: Is your audit addressing your client's risks? (
  • Dynamic Risk Assessment workshop is customized to the client's specific needs. (
  • There are no standard metrics for comparing human health and ecosystem risks. (
  • 3) Engineering controls - for example use work equipment or other measures to prevent falls where you cannot avoid working at height, install or use additional machinery to control risks from dust or fume or separate the hazard from operators by methods such as enclosing or guarding dangerous items of machinery/equipment. (
  • Also, medical, hospital, social service, and food industries control risks and perform risk assessments on a continual basis. (
  • The TRACE Matrix provides a quick and useful guide for businesses operating overseas that is based on a conceptual model of bribery risk and supported by data specific to firms. (
  • We have aggregated the data to provide a composite score for each country based on distinct categories of risk, much like a health index score that combines the key factors important to health (e.g., blood pressure, heart rate). (
  • Virtually all business projects come with inherent risk, but data migration poses a vast web of complex challenges that can make or break your organization's digital transformation - causing delays, unnecessary expenditure, and a slew of helpdesk requests. (
  • Download now and start conducting your own data migration risk assessment. (
  • Discover where information lives, measure the risk level of the data and risk occurrences that have taken place. (
  • Your data is more at risk of being stolen if it is synced/backed up, regularly, to a cloud-based service. (
  • Heart disease risk assessment results are calculated based on data from clinical studies on heart disease. (
  • Supporters of actuarial tools advocate for their use to support and improve the information and context provided to a judge, allowing the judge to combine information about the individual and the judge's individual experiences and observations with a more formulaic, data-driven assessment of how an individual is likely to act in the future. (
  • We discuss the role of Risk Analytics at Paychex, strategic importance of Sales Anticipation Model, optimizing business processes by leveraging Big Data, and advice for companies thinking about Big Data as well as aspiring students. (
  • Epidemiologists ( Bigelow, Hankinson, Reeves, Sturgeon ) are using biometric data such as breast density, DNA methylation, metabolites in urine and hormones, along with epigenetic biomarkers to improve models predicting breast cancer risk. (
  • Tormod Varhaugvik provides a design and rationale for an In Memory and Big Data architecture for live equity and risk assessment, using Tax Norway' new architecture as an example. (
  • The conference is part of an initiative EFSA launched in January 2013, designed to facilitate public access to data used by the Authority in risk assessments and to enhance transparency in its scientific decision-making processes. (
  • [5] Some experts recommend abandoning suicide risk assessment as it is so inaccurate. (
  • [6] In addition suicide risk assessment is often conflated with assessment of self-harm which has little overlap with completed suicide. (
  • Suicide risk assessment should distinguish between acute and chronic risk. (
  • No further formal risk assessment procedures need to be applied. (
  • Dose-response modelling is a specific risk assessment that aims to evaluate infection probabilities of animals via various exposure routes. (