EPA lead program (Pb) update
Lead is a cumulative poison that is especially hazardous to children. It affects the nervous and reproductive systems by causing neurological and physical development delays, as well as cognitive and behavioral changes. It can also cause hypertension in adults. Lead can be absorbed into the blood by ingestion or inhalation. The author discusses legislative efforts to control lead exposure to humans. They are: Title 10, which amends TSCA; and Title 4 -- Lead Exposure Reduction. The major tasks being performed by EPA to control the exposure of lead to man are included. Professional training is of major importance in this effort.
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- Conference: HazMat West `94 spring meeting: environmental management and technology conference and exhibition, Long Beach, CA (United States), 26-28 Apr 1994; Other Information: PBD: 1994; Related Information: Is Part Of HazMat 94 West/Spring. Second annual environmental management and technology conference West/Spring: Proceedings; PB: 390 p.
- Advanstar Expositions, Glen Ellyn, IL (United States)
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- 56 BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, APPLIED STUDIES; 29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; LEAD; HEALTH HAZARDS; TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACTS; COMPLIANCE; BIOLOGICAL ACCUMULATION