Handwipe Method for Removing Lead from Skin

@article{Esswein2011HandwipeMF,
  title={Handwipe Method for Removing Lead from Skin},
  author={Eric J. Esswein and M. Boeniger and K. Ashley},
  journal={Journal of Astm International},
  year={2011},
  volume={8},
  pages={1-10}
}
Researchers at the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed a handwipe removal method for lead (Pb) after field studies showed that workers in lead-acid battery plants had significant risks for dermal-oral lead exposures, despite their attempts to remove the lead by washing with soap and water. Hand washing with soap and water remains the standard recommendation for workers (as well as the public) to clean skin known or believed to be contaminated with toxic… Expand
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