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Last Updated: February 20, 2019


Lead: Occupational Sources

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Big idea: Lead can be ingested or inhaled on the job.  Lead dust can be brought home to poison other household members.

Talking point: Industries including welding, car repair, construction, and house painting may expose workers to lead hazards.

Source: Blood Lead Levels in California Workers. CA Dept of Public Health, 2017

Categories: Lead