LEAD AROUND THE WORLD

General Background Resources

This is a small selection of articles and documents on different aspects of lead.

Overview

There are many articles on different aspects of the risks posed by lead containing materials and how they may be countered.

BLOOD LEAD LEVELS

Lead exposure in scaffolders

Refurbishment and Construction
An article highlighting the indirect risks of exposure faced by scaffolders.

HSE

Lead Exposure Risk Management

A warning from the HSE that non-compliance with regulations can hit your pocket…

WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION

Childhood Lead Poisoning

Exposure to lead can have a wide range of effects on a child’s development and behaviour. Some effects may not appear for many years.

Looking to find out about lead health risks?

Lead is highly toxic and widespread in our environment. There is no safe level of lead!