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Media Release - 1st published 26th October 1999, updated 26th November 2007
Lead Poisoning Awareness Poster Now Available for Distribution
The much anticipated Lead Poisoning Awareness poster produced by NSW Health is now available for distribution. [2007 update: the poster is now out of print but web-published for colour printing at page one of www.lead.org.au/fs/Is_your_child_safe_from_lead.pdf ]
The poster asks the question…..
"Is your child safe from lead?"
Tens of thousands of children in New South Wales [2007 update:
indeed, millions of children in the world] are in danger from exposure
If your child is under four, does he or she…
Did you answer YES? Ask your doctor to give your child a blood lead test.
Phone for more information call NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change (DECC) Environment Line 131 555
The Global Lead Advice and Support Service (GLASS) aims to distribute this poster as far and wide as possible to raise awareness about lead poisoning and the risks to children.
Please call GLASS on 02 9716 0132 for more information and go to www.lead.org.au/fs/Is_your_child_safe_from_lead.pdf to print copies. The second page is new and includes all the good reasons why adults should also ask their doctor for a blood lead test at every "medical" and at least at 5 yearly intervals throughout life.
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