Baseline risk assessment

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Term Baseline risk assessment
Description A baseline risk assessment is an assessment conducted before cleanup activities begin at a site to identify and evaluate the threat to human health and the environment.
Definition Baseline risk assessment

A baseline risk assessment is an assessment conducted before cleanup activities begin at a site to identify and evaluate the threat to human health and the environment. After remediation has been completed, the information obtained during a baseline risk assessment can be used to determine whether the cleanup levels were reached

References http://www.epa.gov/oswer/riskassessment/glossary.htm
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