>...>The concept of risk versus hazard
Introduction and objectives
HERA targeted risk assessment
Value of HERA
Working structure & membership
The concept of risk versus hazard
" associated with a chemical is its intrinsic ability to cause adverse effects.
" is the probability that such effects will occur in the various applications in which the chemical will be used and discharged (exposure scenarios).
For a chemical, risk assessment takes into account both the hazards of that chemical and the exposure to it (both human and the environment).