30 Jun '16, 1pm

“Remember: it was risk assessment that proved that tobacco smoke was not a health hazard.” - Russell Perry @bglive https://t.co/LsCF90QD8q

“Remember: it was risk assessment that proved that tobacco smoke was not a health hazard.” - Russell Perry @bglive https://t.co/LsCF90QD8q

“Hazard” and “risk” are two words that laypeople tend to use interchangeably, but in toxicology they are distinct. Consider this overly simplistic but useful formula: Risk = Hazard ✖ Exposure To say it in slightly more complicated way, risk is the statistical probability that someone will be harmed. This probability is based on 1) how dangerous something is and 2) how someone is exposed to it—how it gets in, how much of it, how often. Lightning is a hazard. It’s so hazardous that it can cause grievous, permanent harm (including instant death) if it touches any part of you. Let’s give this hazard a random but high number: a bajillion. Most of the time, for most people, the exposure is effectively zero, so your risk of being harmed is also zero. But if exposure goes up to 1, that instantly makes your risk of grievous harm 1 bajillion. Not good. Since we can’t control whether...

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