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  QUESTION: Lead poisoning treatment for lead acid battery workers, 07 Aug 2006,Tamil Nadu India

I am working in lead acid battery industry, so that I need lead poisoning treatment details for our colleagues and myself also.
ANSWER: 06 Aug 2006

Dear Velu,
you need to find a good doctor to manage the treatment of lead poisoning. You need to know that Ayurvedic medicines are sometimes contaminated by lead. The Ayurvedic medicines are sold by weight and lead is a cheap way to increase the weight and this makes taking Ayurvedic medicines too risky, especially if you already have lead poisoning. I hope that you can find a good doctor to treat you and your co-workers but if not, perhaps the good people at the National Referral Centre for Lead Poisoning in India (NRCLPI) can help you find one - phone 802065058 - the centre is in Bangalore. Web: http://www.tgfworld.org/news-nrc.htm  A vital part of dealing with lead poisoning is to prevent further lead poisoning. I will forward you our Info Pack on preventing lead poisoning at work and I will also email you an invitation to join our LeadWorkers egroup so that you can discuss with other lead workers around the world the ongoing issues that you will most likely encounter in the process of both lead poisoning treatment and making your workplace lead-safe.
I wish you the best. Please send any further questions to the LeadWorkers egroup after you join up.
Kind Regards
Yours Sincerely
Elizabeth O'Brien
Outgoing email 2: ----- Original Message ----- From: The LEAD Group
To: velu.g[at]rediffmail.com ; g.velu[at]indiatimes.com
Sent: Sunday, August 06, 2006 9:24 PM
Subject: Fw: Info Pack 10 - Occupational Health & Safety in Relation to Lead
Dear Velu,
please find the electronic versions of items from our OH&S Lead info pack either attached and/or as webaddresses as follows:
Author
Title
Source
ComputerFileName
URL
Chris Winder and Ann Long
Occupational Risk Management: Lead At Work And The New Australian Standard
Journal Occupational Health & Safety - Aust. NZ 1997
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LeadWorkers/files/Lead%20Code%20Paper%20by%20
Winder%20%26%20Long.doc

LEAD Group, The Information Pack For Workers Dealing With Lead
LEAD Group,
Axess Glass Products
Are You Getting Too Much Metal In Your Diet - D-Lead Hand Soap
Axess Glass Products
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http://www.axessglass.com/ProductList/51/D-Lead
LRC - EPA NSW
Working Safely With Lead In The Building And Demolition Industry
LRC - EPA NSW
Peel Away Australia
Peel Away 9 Marine Safety Strip
Peel Away Australia
http://www.peelaway.com.au/index.php?route=product/category&path=69
Abundant Enterprises of Australia
Derma Shield - The Ultimate Skin Protection - Including Order Form
Abundant Enterprises of Australia
SEE WEBSITE
www.dermashield.com.au
LEAD Group Inc
Early death in adults linked to lead exposure - US study, page 37 of ACTU Digest of Occupational Health and Safety Information, No. 17 June 2003 ACTU www.lead.org.au/mr/20030106.html
Regards
Yours Sincerely
Elizabeth O'Brien
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