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Resource: Chapter 18

Select one case study or an example, from Chapter 18 that describes the impacts of a toxic substance on human health.

Answer the following questions based on the risk assessment principles presented in Ch. 18, and in Figure 18-10 in section 18.7 Risk and Risk Assessment.

Write a 200 – 300 word paper using two reputable sources and your textbook to develop your answers.
• Describe one case study presented in Chapter 18. Explain how the toxic chemical(s) from your selected case study affects human health.
• State the major source of this chemical(s) and its uses.
• Review Figure 18-10 and discuss whether you think the risks of this chemical are acceptable. Explain your answer using two factors for determining acceptable risk that are presented in Figure 18-10. Use cited evidence to support your position?
• Describe one limitation in risk assessment. Explain how you would resolve this limitation to improve the effectiveness of risk assessments.
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I am just looking for a direction to go with this assignment! I have no clue where to start??? I have already wrote this assignment three times and I just don't understand why I can't get it right!! Pleas someone help me with where to start this assignment like an example or a toxic substance for me to research and I can do the rest!! Thanks

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    I just did this. Talk about asbestos !!!!!

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