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ATSDR Site Tool

This Tool is a rapid site screening and multiple chemical exposure dose calculating tool that allows users to assess sites by past/future use, institutional controls, sensitive populations, and suspected or confirmed contamination.

If prompted, please select "Save" or "Save as" to save the file to your computer or network drive. Then double-click the downloaded file to launch the tool.

Why was the Brownfield and Land Reuse Site Tool Developed?

A survey of local health departments indicated a need for a system to:

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  • Provide inventory of sites
  • Store records for public inquiry of sites
  • Respond to inquiries
  • Catalogue institutional controls, health concerns, violations, spills, contaminants, and emergency response events related to the property.
  • Provide a “How To” guide to conduct a site visit
  • Evaluate exposures by defining exposed populations and sub-groups, multiple exposure pathways, user specific ingestion rates for population groups or use defaults
  • Calculate doses using ranges of exposure parameters, 95% Upper Confidence Limits, geometric mean, and other statistical parameters.
  • Test the data for Normal/Log Normal distributions. Import and process laboratory data (10,000 data points per minute throughput)
  • Verify calibrations.
  • Troubleshoot analytical problems.
  • Set up quality-assurance or quality-control programs.
  • Conduct research and development.

What entities are using the ATSDR BF/LR Site Tool©?

  • Health Departments (from local to state level)
  • Development Community
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • Planners
  • Environmental Health Professionals

For additional information

Contact Laurel Berman at (312) 886-7476, Leann Bing at (404) 747-4451 or Gary Perlman at (617) 918-1492, or e-mail us at