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Characterization of lead in US workplaces using data from OSHA's integrated management information system.

Authors
  • Henn, Scott A
  • Sussell, Aaron L
  • Li, Jia
  • Shire, Jeffrey D
  • Alarcon, Walter A
  • Tak, Sangwoo
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Publisher
Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
Publication Date
May 01, 2011
Volume
54
Issue
5
Pages
356–365
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/ajim.20926
PMID: 21246587
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Lead concentrations within construction have been higher than any other industry. Lead hazards have been most prevalent in the north and northeastern US. IMIS data can be useful as a surveillance tool and for targeting prevention efforts toward hazardous industries.

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