Re: Is Lead Toxic?
To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
Subject: Re: Is Lead Toxic?
From: Charley Bay <charleyb at hpgrla_gr.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 95 9:34:49 MST
In-Reply-To: <199512192039.PAA12648 at looney_actwin.com>; from "Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com" at Dec 19, 95 3:39 pm
Mailer: Elm [revision: 70.85]
Ian Philips (ianphil at bnr_ca) wrote:
> Let me give a more personal opinion.
> Following my engineering degree, I worked for almost four years at
> North America's largest lead-zinc mine, Brunswick Mining and Smelting
> in New Brunswick Canada. [snip]
> In my time there, I met one long time smelter employee that suffered
> from lead poisoning. I suppose his symptoms would be called neurological
> in that he was not "all there".
There is some serious truth to the "occupational exposure"
issue for many chemicals and substances. My brother is a
Nuclear Engineer, and I must admit that I have found serious
truth to "He that Lives by the Sword will Die by the Sword".