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Améliorations de la démarche d'évaluation des risques sanitaires : contribution de la section "Méthodologie d'évaluation des risques sanitaires" de la SFSE

Philippe Glorennec 1, 2 Sylvaine Maurau 3 Christophe Rousselle 4 Corinne Mandin 5 Sylvaine Ronga-Pezeret 6 Guillaume Boulanger 4 Muriel Ismert 7 Olivier Laurent 8 Gaëlle Guillossou 9 Elisabeth Robert-Gnansia 10 Aurore Rouhan 11 Franck Karg 12 Béatrice Fervers 13 Ariana de Toni 14 Magali Boize 9 Georges Chahine 15 Géraldine Deiber 16 Mohammed Lounis 4 Luc Mosqueron 17 Vincent Nedellec 18 Alexandre R.R. Pery 19 Sandrine Philippe 4 Frédéric Pradelle 20 Matteo Redaelli 4 Isabelle Castellan Valérie Perut 21 Pierre-André Cabanes 9 
Abstract : Environmental health risk assessment is commonly used in France for risk management purposes. The Methodology section of the "Société française de santé environnement" (French Society for Environmental Health) seeks to improve the utility and implementation of risk assessment in France. An initial operational objective is to make a list of short-, intermediate- and long-term improvements. This inventory is based in part on the experience and expertise of society members in this area and in part on their analysis of "Science and Decisions: Advancing Risk Assessment" (National Research Council 2009). In this paper, the Society recommends modifications in the indications for and use of risk assessments, during each of the four stages of the process: hazard identification and dose-response assessment, exposure assessment, risk characterization, and results interpretation. Some may be implemented now, while others need consensus building or research because of gaps in knowledge. Environmental health risk assessment must be understood as a decision tool for risk management in situations of uncertainly. Thus, appropriate linkage is required between decision making and assessment, and between the methods and the expected results.
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Philippe Glorennec, Sylvaine Maurau, Christophe Rousselle, Corinne Mandin, Sylvaine Ronga-Pezeret, et al.. Améliorations de la démarche d'évaluation des risques sanitaires : contribution de la section "Méthodologie d'évaluation des risques sanitaires" de la SFSE. Environnement, Risques & Santé, John Libbey Eurotext, 2011, 10 (2), pp.142-146. ⟨10.1684/ers.2011.0435⟩. ⟨ineris-00963325⟩

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