E3S Web of Conferences
Volume 1, 2013Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment
|Number of page(s)||2|
|Section||Biomonitoring / Exposure III|
|Published online||23 April 2013|
Human Biomonitoring of Inorganic Elements at the UK Health and Safety Laboratory
Health & Safety Laboratory Harpur Hill, Buxton, SK17 9JN, UK
Background levels of 38 elements of a UK population are presented here from 137 people. It has been possible to assign 95th percentile data most of these elements. This presentation will summarise the findings of the background level study and show how this compares with biological monitoring data collected from routine occupational monitoring.
Key words: Biological monitoring / background levels / urine / exposure / metals
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