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Title Management of assessed risk for carcinogens [electronic resource] / edited by William J. Nicholson
Imprint New York, N.Y. : New York Academy of Sciences, 1981
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (viii, 301 p.) : ill.
Series Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 0077-8923 ; v. 363
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences ; v. 363
Note "This series of papers is the result of a workshop held by the New York Academy of Sciences on March 17-19, 1980, which was entitled Management of Assessed Risk for Carcinogens"--P. [v]
Includes bibliographical references and index
Role of law in determining acceptability of risk / Harold P. Green -- Comprehensive occupational carcinogen policy as a framework for regulatory activity / Ruth Ruttenberg and Eula Bingham -- Deficiencies of science and policy in generic cancer regulation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration / Fred D. Hoerger and James W. Conder -- Regulation of carcinogens in food / Joseph V. Rodricks -- Regulation of carcinogens in food: discussion / Paul F. Hopper -- On the inevitability of being wrong / Steven D. Jellinek -- Anatomy of unreasonable risk / Wayne C. Jaeschke -- Risk assessment: too complex, too soon / Anthony Robbins -- Elimination of carcinogenic risks in consumer products / P.W. Preuss -- Needed: a practical cancer policy! / E. Hamilton Hurst -- Emerging regulatory dilemma / Robert C. Barnard -- Use of cost-benefit analysis in regulatory decision-making / Robert W. Crandall -- Cost-benefit analysis and the regulation of environmental carcinogens / David Harrison, Jr. -- Use of cost-benefit analysis in regulatory decision-making is proving harmful to public health / Michael S. Baram -- Alternatives to cost-benefit analysis in regulatory decisions / Nicholas A. Ashford -- Issues in the determination of acceptable risk / David P. Rall -- Framework for unreasonable risk in the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) / Talbot Page -- Practical implications of risk management in industry / Monte C. Throdahl -- Cost-benefit analysis: an uncertain guide to public policy / Baruch Fischhoff -- Social and economic implications of cancer in the United States / Thomas A. Hodgson -- Compensation for occupational illness / William G. Johnson -- Regulation of carcinogens in an imprecise world / Marvin A. Schneiderman -- Alternative to risk-benefit analysis in government decision-making about chemical carcinogens / Hilliard Roderick -- Perspectives in the management of carcinogenic risk in Norway / Tor Norseth -- Occupational cancer risk management in Sweden / Bo Holmberg -- Management of assessed risk for carcinogens in Canada: the interplay of social, political, and scientific factors / Gordon R.C. Atherley -- Uncertainty factor / Sheldon W. Samuels -- Carcinogenic risk management in the United States / Irving J. Selikoff -- Comments on critical issues of the 1980s: dinner speech / Ronald W. Hart
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Subject Carcinogens -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses
Environmental health -- Planning -- Congresses
Public health laws -- United States -- Congresses
Carcinogens, Environmental -- Congresses
Cost-Benefit Analysis -- Congresses
Neoplasms -- prevention & control -- Congresses
Probability -- Congresses
Risk -- Congresses
Alt Author Nicholson, William J. (William Jamieson), 1930-
New York Academy of Sciences
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