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Lead Exposure in Maine's Workforce

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Report
03.01.2005
Mike Belliveau

Tens of thousands of Maine workers are consistently exposed to lead on the job, a known toxic chemical that creates long-lasting health risks. Regardless of this understanding, few are screened for lead exposure and an unacceptable number is continously exposed. Maine needs to adjust and adapt its public health policies to address this challenge. This report examines how.