Blood Lead Levels in NASCAR Nextel Cup Teams

  title={Blood Lead Levels in NASCAR Nextel Cup Teams},
  author={J. O'neil and G. Steele and C. McNair and Matthew M. Matusiak and Jyl Madlem},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene},
  pages={67 - 71}
  • J. O'neil, G. Steele, +2 authors Jyl Madlem
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Engineering
  • Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
  • This pilot study determines whether NASCAR racing teams demonstrate exposure to lead from exhaust by evaluation of blood lead levels (BLL). Participants were stratified by proximity to fuel exhaust or whether they worked on an engine. Each participant completed a self-reported survey recording demographics, lead exposure (occupational or in-home environment), and any physical symptoms of lead toxicity. Blood lead levels were then measured. BLL of 47 individuals ranged from 1–22 μg/dL with a… CONTINUE READING

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