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Document ID (ISN)69998
CIS number 97-1934
ISSN - Serial title 0090-0036 - American Journal of Public Health
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Whelan E.A., et al.
Title Elevated blood lead levels in children of construction workers
Bibliographic information Aug. 1997, Vol.87, No.8, p.1352-1355. 30 ref.
Abstract Workers with high potential household contamination should be considered as a possible pathway for lead exposure of young children. 29 construction workers were identified from a New Jersey registry including workers with blood lead levels of 25µg/dL. 26% of these workers' children had blood lead levels at or over the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention action level of 0.48µmol/L (10µg/dL), compared with 5% of neighbourhood control children.
Descriptors (primary) children; parental exposure; lead; determination in blood; construction industry; contamination; permissible levels
Descriptors (secondary) exposure evaluation; USA
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Construction industry and civil engineering
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances