Risk Assessment Information System - Using The RAIS to Accomplish Your Goals
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Owner/Developer: University of Tennessee & URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) (RAIS)
United States of America
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Environmental Management, Oak Ridge Operations (ORO) Office
United States of America
|Description:||The Risk Assessment Information System (RAIS) is a web-based system used to disseminate risk tools and supply information for risk assessment activities. Taking advantage of searchable and executable databases, menu-driven queries, and data downloads using the latest Web technologies, the RAIS offers essential tools and information for the risk assessment process and can be tailored to meet site-specific needs. This tutorial is designed to assist the user in understanding and applying available RAIS tools to the risk assessment process. Using the tutorial, the user is guided through a focused case study which will demonstrate to the user how to utilize many of the tools and information available on the RAIS.|
Optional / Voluntary
Theoretical, Practical, Other
Students, Researchers, Regulators and policy-makers, Teachers and educators, Technicians, Managers, Scientific officers / Project managers, Professionals (e.g. veterinarians), General public
Academia, Industry, Governmental bodies, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Consulting, SMEs
Continuing Professional Development, University (Master), University (Doctoral education), Postdoctoral (teaching and research)
Other, Computational methods
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
This tutorial will assist the user in:
developing a conceptual site model,
determining appropriate preliminary remediation goals for screening/comparisons,
identifying and selecting the chemicals of potential concern,
extracting information for a toxicity assessment,
calculating risk/hazards, and
documenting portions of the risk assessment report.
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