‘Take-Home’ Exposures Are Public Health Hazard

A new review co-authored by School of Public Health researchers at Boston University calls for recognition of “take-home” exposures—exposures to toxic contaminants inadvertently brought home from a family member’s work—as a public health hazard. The review was published in Annals of Work Exposures and Health, and was supported by the Harvard JPB Environmental Health Fellowship.

Take-home exposures often fall into a regulatory blind spot, says corresponding author and Senior JPB Fellow Diana Ceballos, assistant professor of environmental health. Read more.