The characterization of potential risks to human and ecological health is critical to effective management of environmental liability. Our approach to health assessment is practical, tailored to specific conditions and needs.
Health assessments are a requirement for regulatory and financial approvals of developmental projects. It allows for informative decision making with the help of contextual and scientific information with a goal of minimizing the negative effects while maximizing the positive effects.
Advisian performs Health Impact Assessments (HIAs); Human health risk assessments (HHRA) and Ecological Risk assessments (ERA). Our health experts have conducted over 500 assessments across North America and around the globe for feasibility studies, planning and resource development, operations, approvals, permitting, policy development, Aboriginal and community engagement, environmental risk assessment, decommissioning, and reclamation.
The characterization of potential risks posed to human and ecological health is critical to effective management of environmental liability. In our evaluations, consideration is given to incorporate the social determinants of health for inclusion in Effects Assessments.
Health Impact Assessment (HIA)
Screening and scoping, qualitative, comprehensive, community wellbeing
Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA)
Preliminary Quantitative Risk Assessment (PQRA), Detailed Human Health Risk Assessment (DHHRA), guideline development, toxicity assessments, risk communication
Ecological health risk assessment