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On-the-Job Lead Exposures Falling, But Still a Problem: CDC
Date:6/30/2011

izations to increase interventions to prevent workplace lead exposure, and the importance of conducting lead exposure surveillance to assess the effectiveness of these interventions," the authors wrote in the report.

Interventions outlined by the study authors include: developing and distributing educational materials and conducting outreach programs; investigating worksites; providing technical assistance; providing Occupational Safety and Health Administration referrals for consultation and enforcement; and conducting follow-up interviews with doctors, employers and workers.

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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has more about lead in the workplace.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, news release, June 30, 2011


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