Upcoming Events

Apr
23
Thu
2:00 pm EDT ENERGY STAR Tools for Industry
ENERGY STAR Tools for Industry
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm EDT – 3:00 pm EDT
ENERGY STAR Tools for Industry
Improving plant energy performance with ENERGY STAR For over 15 years, the US EPA’s ENERGY STAR for Industry program has worked with manufacturing sectors and companies to develop effective energy management tools and resources that[...]
Apr
30
Thu
9:00 am EDT 2015 Southwest Florida Sustainab... @ Harborside Event Center
2015 Southwest Florida Sustainab... @ Harborside Event Center
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am EDT – 4:30 pm EDT
The 2015 Southwest Florida Sustainability Summit is April 30, 2015 and will showcase environmentally sustainable practices for business owners and community leaders in Southwest Florida. Attendees will have access to vendors and exhibitors who provide[...]
May
14
Thu
9:00 am EDT 2015 North Carolina ESI Members ...
2015 North Carolina ESI Members ...
May 14 @ 9:00 am EDT – 3:00 pm EDT
2015 North Carolina ESI Members Meeting
The 2015 Environmental Stewardship Initiative Annual Members Meeting has been rescheduled for May 14th at the Nature Research Center in downtown Raleigh. This meeting is a great opportunity to network with other ESI members and[...]

View Calendar

P2Rx™ Topic Hubs

Archived: P2Rx no longer updates the narrative information, however the links are maintained.

Browse by Keyword

Lead: Browse by Keyword
Table of Contents
Background and Overview
Lead in Products
Health Effects
Regulations & Policies
Lead Prevention
Assistance Activities
Where To Go for Help
Complete List of Links

Keywords:
Air pollution / Batteries / Blood / Calcium / Cancer / Ceramics / Clean Air Act / Cleaning / Construction and demolition debris / Corrosion / Cosmetics / Dust / Exposure / Food / Gasoline / Glazes / Health effects / Housholds / Landfills / Lead / Lead based paint / Lead-poisoning / Medical care / Metals / Military weapons / Mines and mineral resources / Nervous system / Occupational safety and health / Piping / Plastics / Reproduction / Right-to-know / Safe Drinking Water Act / Safety measures / Skin, human / Soils / Solder and soldering / Substitute materials / Tobacco smoke / Toxicity / Water / Water purification / Windows / Wine and wine making / X-rays


Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
NOTE: [PDF] links require Acrobat Reader from Adobe.

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
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HEC/CSEM/lead/docs/lead.pdf

Lead in the Environment and Health
Abstract: Contains information on the chemistry of lead, sources of lead, health effects associated with lead exposure, and how to reduce the risk of lead exposure.
Source: Health, Environment, and Work
URL: http://www.agius.com/hew/resource/lead.htm

Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children
Abstract: Contains detailed information on health effects of lead, sources and pathways of lead, the role of health care providers and public agencies, and ways to manage lead hazards.
Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control
URL: http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/prevguid/p0000029/p0000029.asp

Public Health Statement for Lead
Abstract: Contains an overview of lead, health effects of lead, ways to reduce lead poisoning, and ways lead can enter the environment and the human body.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/phs13.html

Safety Information: Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Discusses sources of lead exposure, symptoms of lead poisoning, and preventive measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of lead exposure.
Source: University of California, Davis Health System
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/safety_info-le
ad_poisoning.htm

Toxicological Profile for Lead
Abstract: Provides detailed information on the chemical and physical properties of lead; health effects of lead; production, import, use, and disposal of lead; human exposure to lead; and lead regulations and advisories.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/tp.asp?id=96&tid=22

 


The Topic Hub™ is a product of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)

The Lead Topic Hub™ was developed by:

Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
Contact email: abray@newmoa.org

Hub Last Updated: 10/8/2013