Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance (ABLES)
Cited ABLES Data
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This document is a descriptive epidemiologic reference on occupational morbidity and mortality in the United States. It is a resource for agencies, organizations, employers, researchers, workers, and others who need to know about occupational injuries and illnesses.
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health