Industry is important for the adoption of lead-free solutions.

Millions of combination boilers connected illegally to central heating systems containing toxic lead

This is the second paper in a series to support our campaign for World Health Organisation “International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2019” The literature The May/June (2019: 30) issue of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) Journal ‘P&H Engineering’ stated: In the reference that CIPHE make to ‘New Regulation’, they imply that […]

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Toxic Lead Solder approved by professional plumbing organisations and used widespread in UK colleges & homes

Is Lead Solder legal to use on Heating and Gas Systems? Lead in the water has found that the use of toxic lead solder is widespread in UK Further Education Colleges and by Gas Safe Registered Engineers for heating and gas pipe installations. Lead Solder appears to be approved on non-drinking water supplies in recent […]

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International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action – WHO

It is the World Health Organization (WHO) International lead poisoning prevention week of action between 21-27 October 2018. An important source of domestic lead exposure, particularly in children, is paint containing high levels of lead. These paints are still widely available and used in many countries for decorative purposes, although good substitutes without lead are available. […]

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World Plumbing Day 2018

World Plumbing Day (11 March 2018) celebrates one of the most important professions for human flourishing – plumbing. The importance of plumbing is taken seriously across the world – especially in Hong Kong, whose fatal SARS virus outbreak in 2003 was arguably exacerbated by improper workmanship. But Hong Kong’s plumbing has been is in the […]

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