Alternatives Assessment

Alternatives Assessment is a technique aimed at minimizing harm by assessing all options and solutions and understanding the consequences of each. It helps to characterize hazard based on health and environmental information. It is often utilized in risk assessment and as a decision-making approach. One common application is a chemical alternatives assessment in order to aid in choosing the safer chemical over a more hazardous one with the aim of avoiding regrettable substitution.

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