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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Health-based soil investigation levels (2001)

Author

enHealth Council

City

Canberra

Type

Report

Institution

Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

 

Description

This document provides a guide for the health risk assessment of contaminated land. It pays particular attention to the soil eating behaviours of children and the actions required to reduce the exposure of people to contaminated soils.

The manual was developed by the Environmental Health Standing Committee (enHealth), a standing committee of the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC).

The publication is available via the contact details below, please email enHealth for a copy.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Contact details

enHealth Secretariat
Environmental Health Standing Committee (enHealth)
Department of Health
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Email: enhealth.secretariat@health.gov.au

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Last updated: 1 April 2016
 
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