Lead dust in broken hill homes--a potential hazard for young children?

@article{Boreland2002LeadDI,
  title={Lead dust in broken hill homes--a potential hazard for young children?},
  author={Frances T Boreland and David M. Lyle and Jaroslaw Wlodarczyk and W A Balding and S Reddan},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={203-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the potential hazard posed by indoor lead dust to young children in Broken Hill, a silver-lead-zinc mining town in outback Australia, and the degree to which lead flux is influenced by factors such as geographical location, house construction type and condition. METHODS 116 homes were selected and 93 (80%) studied from 10 localities in Broken Hill during the spring of 1995. Lead flux was measured using 85 mm diameter polystyrene petri dishes. Dishes were placed in four… CONTINUE READING

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