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California Reports on Worker Lead Exposure

Posted in on Tue, Jun 18, 2013

A new report from the California Occupational Blood Lead Registry has found a continued risk of lead exposure to workers in the state.  The largest numbers of workers with elevated BLLs live in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, and Alameda counties.   58% of workers with elevated BLLs reported to the Registry in 2011 worked in manufacturing and 17% worked in construction.  Reported by the California Department of Public Health, the report can be found at http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/olppp/Documents/CABLLReport.pdf

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