Levels of lead six times the safe limit have been detected at a hospital and health clinic in Far North Queensland.
- High lead levels have been found in the water supplies of Atherton Hospital and the Yarrabah Health Facility
- Chief Health Officer Dr John Gerrard says steps are being taken to protect staff and patients
- Health authorities say there is no risk to public outside the hospitals
Chief Health Officer Dr John Gerrard said routine testing at the Health Facility in Yarrabah and the newly-built hospital in Atherton returned results above the WHO standard of 0.01 miligrams per…