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Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Describes paint, soil, water, home remedies, ceramic dishes and pots, and a variety of other less common sources of lead exposure.
Source: Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
URL: http://www.aclppp.org/index.htm

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 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
URL: http://www.orosha.org/pdf/pubs/3937.pdf

Lead Contamination in Your Yard
Abstract: Lists how lead gets into the soil, ways to avoid lead exposure, and ways to make yards safer.
Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
URL: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/recycle/reduce/lead
-contamination-in-your-yard.html

Lead Exposure in the Home
Abstract: Discusses lead's impact on children, lead sources in the home, ways to reduce lead exposure risks, and medical screening for lead.
Source: National Network for Child Care
URL: http://www.nncc.org/Health/lead.home.html

Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil
Abstract: Contains an overivew of how humans are exposed to lead and how lead has been reduced.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/lead

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

Lead in the Environment Tutorial
Abstract: Contains information on souces of lead, health effects of lead, and regulations associated with lead.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region1/eco/ne_lead/

Lead Overview
Abstract: Contains information on sources of lead, health effects of lead, and effects of lead on plants and animals.
Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
URL: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/airquality/pollutants.html

Lead Poisoning Resource Center
Abstract: Contains information on the danger of lead poisoning, lead laws, history of lead, sources of lead exposure, and medical effects of lead poisoning.
Source: Motley Rice, Lead Poisoning Lawyer
URL: http://www.motleyrice.com/environmental/lead-poisoning

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
URL: http://www.clper.org/resources.html

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

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

Sources of Lead
Abstract: A complete list of products that contain lead.
Source: The LEAD (Lead Education and Abatement Design) Group Inc.
URL: http://www.lead.org.au/lasn/lasn006.html

Technology Transfer Network Air Toxics Website: Lead Compounds
Abstract: Lists the physical properites of lead, sources of lead exposure, and health hazard information of lead.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/hlthef/lead.html

ToxFAQs for Lead
Abstract: Lists how lead cycles through the environment, how humans are exposed to lead and the health effects it causes, and how lead poisoning has been reduced and what can still be done to reduce exposure.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/tfacts13.html

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

Where Lead Comes From
Abstract: Lists places where lead commonly exists today.
Source: Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
URL: http://www.leadsafevermont.org/html/rent_where.html

 


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