Katherine Skordal

Project title: Control Banding Tools: Advanced Regulated Evaluation and Authorization of Chemical Tool and Agreement with Professional Judgment

Degree: MS | Program: Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered | Project type: Thesis/Dissertation
Completed in: 2012 | Faculty advisor: Michael G. Yost


One workplace risk assessment strategy that has emerged in recent years is control banding. This strategy has gained momentum within the safety and health community, especially in Europe, but many questions surrounding the various control banding models remain. This research focused on one of those tools, the Advanced REACH Tool. Specifically, this research examined agreement of the mechanistic model and its results with a professional's approach to exposure and risk assessment. URI