Lead

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Jan 24, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Indoor Firing Ranges

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ranges/

This page provides links to information about the evaluation, measurement, and control of noise and airborne lead exposures at indoor firing ranges.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 24, 2017
Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water

https://www.epa.gov/ground-water-and-drinking-water/basic-information-about-lead-drinking-water

On this page, provided by the Environmental Protection Agency, you will learn drinking water requirements for lead, problems that may develop and what you can do.

Source: EPA

Jan 24, 2017
Lead: Tips, Sources

https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/tips/water.htm

Learn about lead in drinking water and current topics from the Centers for Disease Control.

Source: CDC

Jan 24, 2017
The Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance Program

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ables/

The ABLES program is a state-based surveillance program of laboratory reported adult blood lead levels. It is intended to identify and prevent cases of elevated blood lead levels in adults.

Source: CDC

Jan 24, 2017
Lead: What Do Parents Need to Know to Protect Their Children?

https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/ACCLPP/blood_lead_levels.htm

In 2012, CDC updated its recommendations on children’s blood lead levels. By shifting our focus to primary prevention of lead exposure, we can reduce or eliminate dangerous lead sources in children’s environments BEFORE they are exposed

Source: CDC

Jan 24, 2017
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards: Lead

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/npgd0368.html

The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals. This page addresses lead.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 24, 2017
Protect Your Family from Exposures to Lead

https://www.epa.gov/lead/protect-your-family-exposures-lead

This website provides basic facts about lead and information about lead safety and potential exposures related to homes and communities.

Source: EPA

Jan 24, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Lead

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/lead/

Visit this OSHA topic page to access information in English and Spanish related to occupational exposure to lead, prevention practices and regulations.

Source: OSHA

Jan 24, 2017
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Lead Topic Page

http://www.epa.gov/lead/index.html

This website, provided by the EPA, provides extensive resources on hazards related to lead, renovation information for contractors and families, and more.

Source: EPA

Jan 24, 2017
MEDLINE Plus - Lead Poisoning

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/leadpoisoning.html

Comprehensive listing of links addressing the topic of lead poisoning.

Source: MEDLINE