warning regulations are also essential for some non-leaded products which can
be used to create lead hazards e.g., paint sanders, heat guns, angle
grinders, sandpaper and blowtorches. What needs to be done?
blood lead level surveys for all ages.
|When I look at the
USA, I see that their motivation to regulate and manage lead, derives from
their practice of periodically testing for blood lead levels in their
national blood lead level surveys of all ages is the essential first step in
lead management. If you don’t know what you’ve got, you won’t know what to
do about it. Or, as Professor Mark Taylor says: “to government, no data
equals no problem.”