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Aims to eliminate lead poisoning, protect the environment from lead

and to strengthen networks of stakeholders to solve lead problems

The LEAD Group Inc
The Lead Education and Abatement Design Group
Working to eliminate lead poisoning globally and to protect the
environment from lead in all its uses: past, current and new uses
ABN 25 819 463 114

Annual Report from LASA to SA Dept of Human Services & NSW Govt
incorporating Quarterly Reports June 2003 to May 2004

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  1. ACA (Australian Consumer's Association). "Not do dusty" in Choice Magazine, August 1997.
  2. AHA (American Heart Association). "'Safe' levels of lead, cadmium" in AHA Journal News report, 8th June 2004
  3. Bawden-Smith, Jason; JBS Environmental Services & Technologies, "Hazardous Dusts And HEPA Filters", September 2001.
  4. Canfield, Richard L; Henderson, CR; Cory-Slechta, DA; Cox, C; Jusko, Todd A; Lanphear, Bruce P, "Intellectual Impairment in Children with Blood Lead Concentrations below 10 g per Deciliter", New England Journal of Medicine Volume 348:1527-1536 April 17, 2003 Number 16
  5. CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Lead CAS no. 7439-92-1. In: The Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, Updated Tables, March 2013. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC
  6. Chicago Tribune, Kotulak, Ronald, "Study links early adult deaths to lead - 30 million in U.S. could be at risk" 27/12/2002
  7. Landrigan PJ, Schechter CB, Lipton JM, Fahs MC, Schwartz J. Environmental pollutants and disease in American children: estimates of morbidity, mortality, and costs for lead poisoning, asthma, cancer, and developmental disabilities. [Full Article] Environ Health Perspect 2002 Jul;110(7):721-8
  8. LEAD Group, The, " Smoking - a pain in the butt! World Environment Day Award winner calls for new cigarette packet warning of increased risk of butt pain to you and others!", 14th June 2004, 
  9. Lloyd-Smith, Leonie, Editor The Recorder Port Pirie, 9/01/03, "Study conducted in the United States, linking early deaths to lead exposure, has prompted the Pasminco Port Pirie Smelter to seek advice from Australian experts on the issue".
  10. Blood Lead Levels and Mortality Mark Lustberg, PhD; Ellen Silbergeld, PhD. Arch Intern Med. 2002;162(21):2443-2449
  11. Blood Lead, Blood Pressure, and Hypertension in Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Women Denis Nash, PhD, MPH; Laurence Magder, PhD, MPH; Mark Lustberg, PhD; Roger W. Sherwin, MD; Robert J. Rubin, PhD; Rachel B. Kaufmann, PhD; Ellen K. Silbergeld, PhD. JAMA. 2003;289(12):1523-1532.
  12. Lead, Cadmium, Smoking, and Increased Risk of Peripheral Arterial Disease Ana Navas-Acien, MD, MPH, Elizabeth Selvin, MPH A. Richey Sharrett, MD, DrPH, Emma Calderon-Aranda, PhD, MD Ellen Silbergeld, PhD Eliseo Guallar, MD, DrPH. Circulation. 2004; 109: 3196-3201 Published online before print June 7, 2004.
  13. Pirkle JL, Schwartz J, Landis JR, Harlan WR [1985]. The relationship between blood lead levels and blood pressure and its cardiovascular risk implications. Am J Epidemiol 121(2):246-258.
  14. Washington Times, United Press International, " 'Safe' levels of lead not necessarily so", 8th June 2004,
  15. WorkCover Authority NSW, "Vacuum Cleaners Approved As Per AS 3544-1988: Industrial Vacuum Cleaners For Particulates Hazardous To Health - as at 1st September 1998."


  1. List of 150 countries from which residents have utilised The LEAD Group's website and 52 countries from which residents have sent emails to the Global Lead Advice & Support Service.
  2. Data on page views of by country (Jun 01, 2003 -- May 31, 2004).
  3. Site map of The LEAD Group's website [] listing pdfs and html documents.
  4. List of those documents on the website which have been added or updated this year.
  5. Lead Advisory Service Australia (LASA) Feedback Register for the period.
  6. Sth Australian Annexure only - list of all documents distributed by LASA this year.

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