Step 1.1 Identifying Exposure Categories

Tools for Identifying Exposure Pathways

To view specific ways of organizing information gathered about a site, click on the underlined terms to view a definition or description of the tool. A. In addition, download each pdf file with the referred tool for future use and reference. The size of the pdf file for the exposure pathways tables tool is fourteen kilobytes, while the size of the files for the other tools is seven kilobytes

A site visit includes an inspection of the area under investigation with an emphasis on determining whether all five elements of an exposure pathway are present. PDF pdf icon[PDF – 26 KB]

A public health assessor gathers information on the characteristics of the population that is potentially exposed to a source of contamination. A demographic tool is useful in ensuring that all essential information is included. PDF pdf icon[PDF – 40 KB]

The exposure pathways tables show one way of presenting exposure information in a public health document. PDF pdf icon[PDF – 341 KB]

The exposure pathways checklists are used to help identify exposure pathways. PDF pdf icon[PDF – 66 KB]

Page last reviewed: May 31, 2016