Guidance Documents – Contaminated sites – Environmental and workplace health
The guidance documents below are intended for use by federal government custodial departments responsible for the assessment, management and/or remediation of contaminated sites in Canada, and their consultants, to conduct assessments of the human health risks associated with federal contaminated sites.
- Part I: Guidance on Human Health Preliminary Quantitative Risk Assessment, Version 2.0
- Part II: Health Canada Toxicological Reference Values, Version 2.0
- Part III: Guidance on Peer Review of Human Health Risk Assessments for Federal Contaminated Sites in Canada, Version 2.0
- Part IV: Spreadsheet Tool for Human Health Preliminary Quantitative Risk Assessment (Discontinued)
- Part V: Guidance on Human Health Detailed Quantitative Risk Assessment for Chemicals (DQRACHEM)
- Part VI: Guidance on Human Health Detailed Quantitative Radiological Risk Assessment (DQRARAD)
- Part VII: Guidance for Soil Vapour Intrusion Assessment at Contaminated Sites
- Air Quality version, 2.0
- Checklist for Peer Review of Detailed Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA)
- Contaminated Sediments: Direct Contact Pathway
- Country Foods (HHRAFoods)
- Developing a Contract Statement of Work (SOW) for Human Health Preliminary Quantitative Risk Assessment (PQRA) and Detailed Quantitative Risk Assessment (DQRA)
- Indoor Settled Dust
- Oral Bioavailability of Substances in Soil and Soil-Like Media
Supplemental guidance documents on other aspects of human health risk assessment will be published from time to time, as the need is identified.
Health Canada has also developed a series of guidance documents that will consolidate best practices in stakeholder engagement and provide advice and techniques.
- A Guide to Involving Aboriginal Peoples in Contaminated Site Management
- Addressing Psychosocial Factors through Capacity Building: A Guide for Managers of Contaminated Sites
- Improving Stakeholder Relationships: Public Involvement and the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan: A Guide for Site Managers
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