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Lead Poisoning in Jewellery Enamellers
  1. R. Fothergill,
  2. M. D. Kipling,
  3. A. B. Weber
  1. East Birmingham Hospital and H.M. Medical Inspector of Factories

    Abstract

    Lead poisoning in jewellery enamellers in Birmingham has been described both at the beginning of this century and again in recent years. The condition arises from the habit of some workers of placing the enamel applicator in the mouth. The history of the hazard is reviewed and an investigation described.

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