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Environmental Risk Assessment

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This course provides an overview of the basic concepts of human and ecological risk assessment. Students evaluate various components of risk assessment, including human health, environmental, occupational, ecological, and risk management. Significant case studies are used to illustrate the assessment process.



This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Occupational Risk Assessment

    • Summarize the application of risk assessment in occupational environments.
    • Differentiate the application of risk assessment in occupational and nonoccupational environments.

    Ecology and Wildlife Risk Assessment

    • Analyze the ecological and societal value of natural ecosystems.
    • Analyze the use of probabilistic assessment methods in predicting ecological risks for environmental contaminants.

    Overview of Risk Assessment

    • Describe the ecological risk assessment framework.
    • Summarize the historical development of the human and ecological risk assessment process.

    Risk Management

    • Analyze long-term costs and benefits to make decisions based on the economic and social effects of environmental issues.
    • Devise appropriate courses of action based on environmental risk assessments.

    Environmental Elements Risk Assessment

    • Describe the four steps of environmental risk assessment.
    • Evaluate the application of environmental risk analysis.
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