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Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance (ABLES)


Please note that these contacts are able to assist with work-related lead exposure questions only. If you have other public health-related questions, please contact the CDC Infoline at 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636).


State Contact:

Jennifer Karnik, MPH
Blood Lead Surveillance Group
Texas Department of Health
1100 West 49th Street
Austin, TX   78756
Telephone:  (512) 458-7111, ext. 6317
Fax:  (512) 458-7699

Available Publications

The following publications can be requested from the address above.

  • Radiator Repair – Working with Lead
  • Don’t take lead dust home from work (English and Spanish versions available)
  • Facts about lead (English & Spanish available)
  • Firing ranges, the airborne lead dust hazard – employer’s guide
  • Firing ranges, the airborne lead dust hazard – shooter’s guide
  • Lead in industry: a guide for employers and employees (English & Spanish available)

All publications available in hardcopy only.