Lead-Free Becoming a Reality
- ...while industry blocks international ban. Patel, Tara // New Scientist;7/15/95, Vol. 147 Issue 1986, p10
Reports on the rejection by Canada and Australia of an OECD agreement to reduce lead in the environment. Lead-containing products included in the plan proposed by the United States and the European Commission; Voluntary action plan proposed by Australia and Canada.
- Heaving the lead. Greek, Dinah // Professional Engineering;05/26/99, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p39
Discusses the need for British electronic companies to manufacture lead-free products. Use of tin-lead for the attachment of components to circuit boards; Problems that will affect the industry; Restrictive cost of substitutes to lead; Assessment of available lead-free systems.
- Bringing hazards home. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Mar2002, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p72
Discusses guidelines to prevent contaminating the home with lead from the workplace in the United States. Use of protective work clothing; Need to ensure that employees change out of work clothing before leaving the work site; Need for workers to take a shower before leaving work.
- Blood lead levels in Toronto children and abatement of lead-contaminated soil and house dust. Langlois, Peter; Smith, Lesbia // Archives of Environmental Health;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p59
Investigates the effect of the lead-abatement program on blood lead levels in young children in South Riverdale, Toronto, Ontario. Replacement of lead-contaminated soil at properties in 1988; Professional housecleaning for lead removal conducted in 1989; Evaluation of responses regarding various...
- Plan to reduce lead in Mexican earthenware. // Ceramic Industry;Sept95, Vol. 145 Issue 4, p17
Reports that Mexico's National Fund for the Development of Craft with the support of the California Tableware Education & Enforcement Program is moving to adopt low-lead standards for earthenware made by traditional potters. Identifying lead-free glaze solutions; Making lead-free glazes...
- Getting the Lead Out. Harris, Paul // New England Journal of Medicine;2/24/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 8, p841
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Getting the Lead Out," by J. Shen, and R. Hirschtick in the November 4, 2005 issue.
- Faucet makers complying with Calif. low-lead law. Heselbarth, Rob // Contractor Magazine;Feb97, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the compliance of various San Francisco, California-based faucet manufacturers with California's Proposition 65 standard for reducing lead in drinking water. Feedback from customers; Provisions and background information about the Proposition 65; Company list.
- N.C. adopts lead safety law. // American City & County;Feb2010, Vol. 125 Issue 2, p24
The article reports on the adoption by North Carolina of the lead-safe work practices ruling of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
- Community-Service Guide and Manual Issued for CLEARCorps Programs. // Paint & Coatings Industry;Nov2000, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p22
Reports the production of a community service guide and manual for CLEARCorps lead reduction program in Washington. Coverage of the manual; Role of the National Paint and Coatings Association in the program launch; Description of the manual.