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Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: Lead | Leadership | Mount Isa | Public health | Queensland
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1033982
Description: The public health leadership and management of lead exposure in a lead mining and smelting community in Mount Isa is an ongoing issue. There exists deficiencies in public health and environmental lega ... More
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Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: Deposition | Dust | Exposure | Lead | Metals | Nickel
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1046523
Description: Although metal exposures in the environment have declined over the last two decades, certain activities and locations still present a risk of harm to human health. This study examines environmental du ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1046884
Description: Arsenic, cadmium and lead in aerosols, dusts and surface soils from Australia's oldest continuous lead mining town of Broken Hill were compared to standardised national childhood developmental (year 1 ... More
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Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: Lead | Children | Contamination | Dust | Metals | Smelter
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1047881
Description: Washing and wet mopping is often advocated as a remedial treatment to limit exposure to lead dust. Here, surface and pre- and post-play wipes were measured to ascertain dust metal exposures (arsenic, ... More
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Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: Blood lead | Children | Exposure | Lead | Policy
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/306327
Description: Globally, childhood blood lead levels have fallen precipitously in developed countries since the 1970s following action by international bodies such as the WHO and Food and Agricultural Organization ( ... More
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Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: Lead | Arsenic | Cadmium | Dust deposition | Health
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/323792
Description: Although blood lead values in children are predominantly falling globally, there are locations where lead exposure remains a persistent problem. One such location is Broken Hill, Australia, where the ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/306810
Description: Interior and exterior dust, soil and paint were analysed at five brick urban Sydney homes over 15 months to evaluate temporal variations and discriminate sources of lead (Pb) exposure. Exterior dust g ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/318289
Description: This article details and examines the impact of significant inconsistencies in pollution licencing, monitoring and reporting from Australia's leading mining and smelting communities of Mount Isa in Qu ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/332948
Description: Air quality in Australian mining and smelting towns and communities is receiving ever greater scrutiny as to its potential adverse impact on human health. This article examines atmospheric emissions o ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/268233
Description: Soil lead in urban neighborhoods is a known predictor of child blood lead levels. In this paper, we address the question where one ought to concentrate soil sample collection efforts to efficiently pr ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/268113
Description: Freeze-thaw cycling may influence the chemistry, mineral stability and reaction rate during metal orthophosphate fixation. This study assessed the formation and stability of Cu-, Pb-, and Zn-phosphate ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/225113
Description: This study examines exposure risks associated with lead smelter emissions at children's public playgrounds in Port Pirie, South Australia. Lead and other metal values were measured in air, soil, surfa ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/172302
Description: Soils in older areas of cities are highly contaminated by lead, due largely to past use of lead additives in gasoline, the use of lead in exterior paints, and industrial lead sources. Soils are not pa ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/223533
Description: It is well established that lead (Pb) exposure in humans leads to learning and memory impairment. However, the biological and molecular mechanisms are still not clearly understood. When over activated ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1147880
Description: We compared high-precision lead isotopic ratios in deciduous teeth and environmental samples to evaluate sources of lead in 10 children from six houses in a primary zinc-lead smelter community at Nort ... More
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