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Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Lead Toxicity [PDF]
Abstract: Contains information on who's at risk for lead poisoning, exposure pathways, biologic fate, physiologic effects, treatment and management of, and the standards and regulations associated with lead.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Health Hazards of Lead for Workers and Children: Why is the Reduction of Lead from our Workplace and Environment so Important?
Abstract: Lists how lead is transported through the body, health effects of lead on children and workers, and how to reduce lead exposure.
Source: Massachusetts Departments of Labor and Workforce Development

Lead and Lead Poisoning [PDF]
Abstract: Provides information on the history of lead use; how lead exposure occurs; the health effects and symptoms of lead exposure; what to do in the event of lead exposure; how to learn more about lead; and employers' responsibility.
Source: Oregon Occupational Safety & Health Division

Lead Education and Outreach
Abstract: Contains links to lead brochures, lead awareness program activities, and current lead outreach grants.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency

Lead in Construction
Abstract: Lists information on health effects of lead, rights in the workforce associated with lead, and ways to protect yourself from lead exposure.
Source: Massachusetts Departments of Labor and Workforce Development

Lead Poisoning Resources
Abstract: Contains information on legal rights associated with lead, health effects of lead poisoning, lead poisoning news stories, sources of lead, lead prevention, and lead removal.
Source: The Hannon Law Firm, LCC

Massachusetts Division of Occupational Safety - Lead Program
Abstract: The mission of the Massachusetts Division of Occupational Safety is to promote and protect workers' safety and health, wages and working conditions.
Source: Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

Safety and Health Topics: Lead
Abstract: Lists links for recognition, evaluation, control, compliance, and training related to lead.
Source: United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Tennessee's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Contains information the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, lead sources, prevention tips, and a lead poisoning fact sheet.
Source: Tennessee Department of Health


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