HLT 555 Week 3 Assignment, Exposure and Risk Assessment Case Study Part 1 and 2
This assignment is in two parts:
Part 1: Exposure Assessment Case Study
Read “Cross-sectional Exposure Assessment of Environmental Contaminants in Churchill County, Nevada” by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2003). Use this case study to complete the Exposure Assessment form.
Part 2: Risk Assessment Case Study
Read “Illness Associated with Drift of Chloropicrin Soil Fumigant Into a Residential Area – Kern County, California, 2003.” Use this case study to complete the Risk Assessment assignment.
HLT 555 Week 3 Discussion Question 1 and 2
Discussion 1: Why are studies on the health effects of smoking among individual who smoke not a concern of environmental epidemiology? Explain the reason why exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke is a concern of this discipline.
Discussion 2: Explain why you and your classmates may have a different response to the same exposure to a chemical. Provide a specific example.