Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance Program (ABLES)


The Texas Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance (ABLES) Program maintains a surveillance system of blood lead test results on individuals 15 years of age and older. Laboratories and physicians are required by the Texas Reportable Occupational Conditions Act to report all blood lead levels.  


 Helpful Links

DSHS Laboratory Website

Texas Information & Referral Network

HUD Office of Lead Hazard Control

EPA Lead Program

US Consumer Product Safety Commission

US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Lead Standards

Texas Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Blood Lead Surveillance Group

 

Last updated January 17, 2018