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).
Alicia M. Fletcher, MPH
Bureau of Occupational Health and Injury Prevention
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower Room 1325
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12237
Telephone: (518) 402-7900
Fax: (518) 402-7909
The following publications can be requested from the address above:
- Nwudu, V., Fletcher, A., Bauer, M. – Patterns and predictors of personal protection compliance and workplace hygiene behaviors among workers with elevated blood lead levels in New York State. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, Volume 15, 2018 – Issue 9.
- Pregnant? Tips to Protect Your New Baby from Lead. New York State Department of Health. Publication date May 2018.
- NYS Heavy Metals Registry Report, 2010 through 2015. Publication date May 2018.
- NYS Heavy Metals Registry Report- 2000 through 2005. Publication date September 2006.
- NYS Heavy Metals Registry Report- 2006 through 2010. Publication date October 2013.
- Lead Poisoning: Lead and Road Construction. Publication date June 2013.
- Aim at Lead Safety. Publication date November 2008.
- Health Dangers from Lead on the Job. Available in English and Spanish. Publication date April 2015. (replaces Lead on the Job: A Guide for Workers brochure)
- Heavy Metals Registry Report-Surveillance Data for 1996 and 1997. New York State Department of Health. Albany 1999.
- Heavy Metals Registry Report-Surveillance Data for 1995 and 1996. New York State Department of Health. Albany 1998.
- Lead on the Job: A Guide for Workers. New York State Department of Health. Publication Date, June 1999 . (Available in Polish, Greek, and Spanish)
- Lead on the Job: A Guide for employers. New York State Department of Health. Publication Date, June 1999.
- Lead Exposure in Adults: A Guide for Health Care Providers. New York State Department of Health. Publication date June 1999
- Lead Control Guide for Bridges and Steel Structures. Protecting Workers During Rehabilitation and Demolition. (Mt. Sinai Construction Hygiene & Ergonomics Program, 212/241-7573)
- Lead Poisoning Prevention guidelines for Prentatal Care Providers. New York State Department of Health, 1995
- Fletcher, A., Gelberg, K., Marshall, E.G. – Lead Exposure Among Women in New York State. Journal of Community Health, June 1999
- Gelberg, K.H., Fletcher, A. – Adult Blood Lead Reporting in New York State 1994 to 2006. Public Health Reports 2010, Vol 125(1).
- Gelberg, K.H., DePersis R. – Lead Exposure Among Target Shooters. Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health 2009; Vol 64(2):115-119
- Lin, S., Hwang, S., Marshall, E.G. – Marion, D. – Does Paternal Occupational Lead Exposure Increase the Risks of Low Birth Weight or Prematurity? American Journal of Epidemiology, 1999
- Lin, S., Hwang, S., Marshall, E.G. – Stone, R.R., Chen, J. Fertility Rates Among Lead Workers and Professional Bus Drivers: A Comparative Study. Annals of Epidemiology 1996;6:201-208
- New York State Occupational Health Clinic Network: Protecting the Workers of New York State. New York State Department of Health, 1998.