An article in the Annals of Occupational Hygiene describes a new National
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Initiative towards better
exposure assessment strategies.
The US-American National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
has embarked on a project to update its exposure sampling strategies manual.
The current NIOSH strategy has a number of limitations. This is an opportunity
to develop a robust and comprehensive exposure assessment strategy. Some of the
key features of such a strategy are outlined. The importance of accurate
professional judgment and exposure modeling is discussed. Bayesian statistics
offers a rational approach to integrating sampling data, professional
judgments, and the outputs of exposure models in a comprehensive framework.
AplusA-online.de - Source: Annals of Occupational Hygiene