|LEAD Action News Volume
14 Number 4, July 2014, ISSN 1324-6011
Incorporating Lead Aware Times ( ISSN 1440-4966) and Lead Advisory Service News (ISSN 1440-0561)
The Journal of The LEAD (Lead Education and Abatement Design) Group Inc.
Editor-in-Chief: Elizabeth O’Brien, Editorial Team: Yiru Rocky Huang and David Ratcliffe
Latest Tweets & Ideas
- Practically all bullets on the planet are made of lead, therefore jewelry made from bullet parts could easily be dangerous to everyone, especially if the jewelry makers are melting or heating the bullet parts. Once incorporated into jewelry, lead is particularly hazardous to people who mouth or suck on the jewelry and leaded jewelry has been fatal when ingested. Tragically, leaded jewelry has not been banned in any country, although in the United States if the jewelry is intended for children, it cannot contain more than 90 parts per million (ppm) lead. - Elizabeth O'Brien.
- The major lead threat we face currently is not from leaded toys made in China, but from the lead in our bones which will likely cause early death for one in ten adults alive today. Get the lead out of your body! - Elizabeth O'Brien.
- How does lead compare to asbestos? The World Health Organisation estimates that lead kills 20x more people than asbestos does. #lead - Yiru Rocky Huang (29/07/2014) http://www.who.int/healthinfo/global_burden_disease/GlobalHealthRisks_report_full.pdf
- Our latest blog entry talks about our recent media exposure & the release of the NHMRC draft paper for consultation. http://bit.ly/1k56omA - Yiru Rocky Huang (27/07/2014)
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