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Toxicological Risk Assessment Workshop

Date: 12 November 2024 (Tuesday)
Venue: NIH, Setia Alam

Target: Max 30 participants
Fee*: Student: RM150
Government: RM250
Private: RM450
*MySOT member - reduce RM50

Module theme: ‘Navigating Risks Safely through Toxicological Assessment’

Module overview:

This module serves as an introduction to the principles, concepts, and methodologies of toxicological risk assessment. Participants will gain foundational knowledge essential for understanding the role of toxicology in evaluating potential risks to human health and the environment. Through interactive lectures, case studies, tutorials and group discussions, participants will explore key components of risk assessment, including hazard identification and characterization, exposure assessment, and risk characterization. Emphasis will be placed on practical applications of risk assessment principles in industry and government settings.

Learning outcomes (skills and competencies):

1) Understand the principles and concepts of toxicological risk assessment, including hazard identification, hazard characterization (dose-response assessment), exposure assessment, and risk characterization.
2) Gain proficiency in evaluating and interpreting toxicological data and assessing potential risks posed by various chemical substances and environmental factors.
3) Develop skills in applying different risk assessment tools and methodologies to real-world scenarios in industry and government settings.
4) Explore case studies and practical examples to reinforce understanding and application of key concepts in toxicological risk assessment.

Time

Agenda

0900-0915

On-site registration

0915-0930

Welcoming remarks and ice-breaking session

0930-1030

Introduction to Toxicological Risk Assessment  (45 mins lecture + 15 mins Q&A)

1030-1045

Tea/coffee/bio-break

1045-1145

Key Components of Risk Assessment 

(45 mins lecture + 15 mins Q&A)

1145-1245

Methods and Tools for Risk Assessment 

(45 mins lecture + 15 mins Q&A)

1245-1400

Lunch break

1400-1630

Case-study and Practical Applications of Risk  Assessment

1630-1700

Final remarks



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