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Title: Guidance for Assessing Exposures and Health Risks at Existing and Proposed School Sites

URL: http://www.oehha.ca.gov/public_info/public/kids/pdf/SchoolscreenFinal.pdf

Abstract: This 71-page document presents methodology for estimating exposure of school users to toxic chemicals found as contaminants at existing and proposed school sites, and the health risks from those exposures. It incorporates exposure factors unique to the school environment, and considers the activity patterns of children from birth through age 18, and of adult school employees. It discusses uncertainties and steps that can be taken to address these uncertainties.

Source: Integrated Risk Assessment Section California EPA

Date of Publication: January 2005

Resource Type: Research - Article/Report

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