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Controlling Blood Lead Levels

Cleanliness- key to low blood lead levels.

As governments crack down on lead contamination, consultant, Dan Askin reviews current practices and how to ensure employee’s blood levels stay low. The importance of industrial hygiene has become more apparent and important than ever. This article reviews how lead is able to enter the body and preventative measures to control blood lead levels.

While this article was originally written for an industrial audience, the suggested personal hygiene protocols can be adopted by anyone who encounters lead, regardless of occupation, age or exposure source (e.g., shooting sports, industrial plant workers, smelters, lead dust remediation)

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Reprinted from Batteries & Energy Storage Technology, Summer no. 33