Health Assessments and Consultations
Links to a range of ATSDR documents related to health assessments, health consultations and exposure investigations conducted for hazardous waste sites. Also links to the Public Health Assessments Manual and additional trainings.
- Public Health Assessments and Health Consultations
ATSDR documents that evaluate the potential for contaminants in the environment at a site that might cause people to suffer adverse health effects.
- Documents available for Public Comment
The public comment documents are provided to allow the public an opportunity to identify issues within the documents that are missing, incorrect, or are unclear as written.
- Public Health Assessment Guidance Manual (2005 Update)
Provides guidance to new and experienced health assessors when performing the variety of tasks associated with the public health assessment process. Presents specific approaches, methods, and resources.
- A Citizen's Guide to Risk Assessments and Public Health Assessments
Provides an overview of two different assessments commonly performed at hazardous waste sites. These are the risk assessment and the public health assessment; both are required for all sites-commonly referred to as "Superfund" sites-listed on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) National Priorities List (NPL).
- Public Health Assessment and the Community Training
The former web-based training course "Public Health Assessment and the Community" has been updated with three new web-based training modules that are accredited (continuing education credits, no credit, or for information only).