Course Description

Identification of ecological receptors, contaminants of concern, and exposure pathways, conceptual exposure model development, exposure estimation methods, identifying toxicity reference values, introduction to other effects measures, estimating and interpreting hazard quotients


Scott Steer

Scott is an environmental toxicologist and the principal at Steer Environmental Associates, a consulting firm specializing in the performance and technical management of contaminated sites risk assessment. He is an Approved Risk Assessment Specialist with the Society of Contaminated Sites Approved Professionals of British Columbia with more than fifteen years of experience in contaminated site assessment, human health and ecological risk assessment, and environmental toxicology.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Part 1 - Problem Formulation

    • Prerequisite Video

    • Part 1 Webinar Recording

    • Assignment #1 Worksheet

    • Assignment #1 Video

    • Part 1 Webinar Slides

  • 2

    Part 2 - Exposure Assessment, Effects Assessment and Risk Characterization

    • Part 2 Webinar Recording

    • Assignment #2 Worksheet

    • Part 2 Webinar Slides

  • 3

    Part 3 - Q&A and Discussion

    • Part 3 Webinar Recording

    • Quiz to Test Your Learning

    • Part 3 Webinar Slides