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Environmental poisoning

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Lead poisoning - Lab Tests Online AU

Lead poisoning is a preventable condition that results from environmental exposure to lead. This exposure can result in permanent health damage, especially among children.

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Mercury - Lab Tests Online AU

When you have symptoms of mercury poisoning, to evaluate a known exposure to mercury, or to monitor occupational exposure to mercury

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Key facts Food safety Indigenous environmental health practitioners Health infrastructure Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

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Taking leftover food home

If you do take food home from a food business, it is important you store and handle the food safely to avoid food poisoning.

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Food safety myths

Correct food safety procedures can cut the likelihood of food poisoning.

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Medicines and poisons safety - NT.GOV.AU

Read about medicine and poison safety.

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Poisons and children - NT.GOV.AU

Find out how to stop your child from being poisoned or burned by chemicals at your home.

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Kids' Health - Topics - First aid - poisons

13 11 26. Take the bottle or whatever you think the poison was in when you go to the phone so that you will be able to tell the person at the Poison Information Centre what has been swallowed. They will know if it is dangerous and can tell you what to do.

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Poison safety | Kids Health

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Poisons | The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

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