Proposed risk assessment methodology for hazardous substances
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking your views as interested parties on the proposals presented in the [i][b]Assessing the Risks of Hazardous Substances[/b][/i] and [i][b]Risk Assessment Methodology for Hazardous Substances[/b][/i] documents. The EPA is consulting you to be transparent in how we do things as a proactive regulator, and as part of our Customer Centricity themes [i]Keep me informed[/i], [i]Engage with me[/i] and [i]Be helpful & treat me fairly[/i].
The consulation document poses a series of questions that we would like your feedback on. Your response to the questions below are welcomed. You may focus on the questions that are relevant to you, as you are not required to answer all of them.
When providing your comments, please provide your rationale and any additional information you consider is relevant. This information will help us more fully understand the effects the proposed methodology will likely have if introduced as currently proposed.
Your feedback is important as it will enable the EPA to make more informed decisions on the final content of the proposed methodology. Please take this opportunity to have your say.
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