Alexei Borodkin. Medico-Geographical Evaluation of the Territory of Yaroslavl Region According to the Degree of Non-Carcinogenic Hazards for Population
The article considers approaches and methods to medico-geographical evaluation of the risks to population of the Yaroslavl oblast using hazard identification procedures – one of the key stages of risk assessment to public health. The used criterion of comparative non-carcinogenic hazard allowed typifying districts, in which one can suppose the increase in non-carcinogenic risks to human health, according to their probable priority. This approach shows the possibility to effective identify priority territories for control and monitoring of potential hazards and assessing the effectiveness of management decisions to reduce negative impacts.