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Posted by theben on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 8:42pm.

Read Appendix B , "Assessment of Malathion" in your Axcess Materials. Refer to "the 4 steps of risk assessment" in Chapter 4 on page 73 to assist you in putting together an outline about the risks of using Malathion. Use your outline to help you write a 700-1500 word paper about whether you will vote for or against using Malathion in the city in which you reside. Explain the reasoning for your vote based on the four steps of risk assessment. Consider any relevant political, social, and economic and scientific aspects involved. Format your paper according to APA guidelines. Post your paper as an attachment. Resources: and Chapter 4 (p. 73), Figure 4.1. This Assignment is worth 90 points graded on a 100 points scale and then normalized back to 90 points. [This is done by taking your score as a percentage and multiplying it by 90. NOTE: Here is a short cut to more of the research the opposition bring to the table:
Per Chapter 4 page 73, Figure 4.1- the 4 steps of hazard assessment are: 1. Hazard identification 2. Dose-response 3. Exposure 4. Risk Characterization
You are a member of the Genericville City Council. A proposal has been brought forth to use the insecticide spray, Malathion. Currently, the city council is split on its decision, and your vote will determine whether Malathion can be used in the city.

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