Reports

Fall 2021 Blood Lead Report

Fall 2021 Blood Lead Report

This report shares the 2021 Children’s Blood Lead Clinic results and compares results to previous years. Participation is voluntary and includes Areas 1, 2 & 3. Participation was impacted by Covid cases and viral colds during clinic dates. The blood lead level geomean for Areas 2/3 was 2.5 µg/dL and 2.0 µg/dL for Area 1.
Summary of Soil Amendment Testing at Trail, British Columbia (2000)

Summary of Soil Amendment Testing at Trail, British Columbia (2000)

This report recaps the first three phases of this work, which were conducted in the laboratory, and presents the results of the final soil amendment trials, which were conducted in the field. Find out whether in situ soil treatment was discovered to be a feasible approach to reducing the risk posed lead in Trail soils
Teck Trail Operations Fugitive Dust Project Update 2021

Teck Trail Operations Fugitive Dust Project Update 2021

This is a report to the THEC on Teck Trail Operations' fugitive dust reduction program from 2021. It includes a description of fugitive dust with reduction progress to date and focuses on providing details from studies to mitigate the influence of weather on dust emissions.
Fall 2020 Blood Lead Report

Fall 2020 Blood Lead Report

This report shares the 2020 Children’s Blood Lead Clinic results as well as comparing results to previous years. Participation is voluntary and targeted Area 1, 2 & 3. The blood lead level geomean for Areas 2/3 was 2.3 µg/dL and 2.0 µg/dL for Area 1. Mean blood lead levels are decreasing over time.
Teck Trail Operations Fugitive Dust Project Update 2020

Teck Trail Operations Fugitive Dust Project Update 2020

This is a report to the THEC on Teck Trail Operations' fugitive dust reduction program from 2020. It includes a description of fugitive dust and reduction progress to date, explains current administrative control initiatives in place, and discusses continuous improvement plans.
Teck Trail Operations Fugitive Dust Project Update 2019

Teck Trail Operations Fugitive Dust Project Update 2019

This is a report to the THEC on Teck Trail Operations' 2019 fugitive dust reduction program. It includes a description of fugitive dust and why reduction is important, provides details around current initiatives such as wind fencing, onsite wheel washing, and real-time road dust monitoring. It provides ambient air monitoring results and project next steps.
Trail IBD Summary 2018

Trail IBD Summary 2018

This analysis of data from 2003-2015 was completed by the BCCDC. This study looked at two forms of IBD, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and found rates of Crohn’s disease were higher in Trail from 2010-2015, compared with Interior Health (IH) as a whole. Rates of ulcerative colitis were the same for Trail and IH.
Fall 2019 Blood Lead Report

Fall 2019 Blood Lead Report

This report shares the 2019 Children’s Blood Lead Clinic results as well as comparing results to previous years. Participation is voluntary and targeted Areas 2 & 3. The blood lead level geomean for Areas 2/3 was 2.6 µg/dL which is considered similar to 2018 results.
Fall 2018 Blood Lead Report

Fall 2018 Blood Lead Report

This report shares the 2018 Children’s Blood Lead Clinic results as well as comparing results to previous years. Participation is voluntary and targeted Area 1, 2 & 3. The blood lead level geomean for Areas 2/3 was 2.9 µg/dL and 2.4 µg/dL for Area 1. This represents a significant reduction from previous years.
Fall 2017 Blood Lead Report

Fall 2017 Blood Lead Report

This report shares the 2017 Children’s Blood Lead Clinic results. This includes participation rates, results, and environmental conditions. Participation is voluntary and rates are provided by Area. The blood lead level geomean for Area 2/3 based on the fall clinic was 4.0 µg/dL. Environmental conditions refer to Pb in air throughout the year.
Fall 2016 Blood Lead Report

Fall 2016 Blood Lead Report

This report shares the 2016 Children’s Blood Lead Clinic results. This includes participation rates, results, and environmental conditions. Participation is voluntary and rates are provided by Area. The blood lead level geomean for Area 2/3 based on the fall clinic was 4.3 µg/dL. Environmental conditions refer to Pb in air throughout the year.
Fall 2015 Blood Lead Report

Fall 2015 Blood Lead Report

This report shares the 2015 Children’s Blood Lead Clinic results. This includes participation rates, results, and environmental conditions. Participation is voluntary and rates are provided by Area. All samples taken were venous. The blood lead level geomean for Area 2/3 was 4.5 µg/dL. Environmental conditions refer to Pb in air throughout the year.
Fall 2014 Blood Lead Report

Fall 2014 Blood Lead Report

This report shares the 2014 Children’s Blood Lead Clinic results. This includes participation rates, results, and environmental conditions. Participation is voluntary and rates are provided by Area. The blood lead level geomean for Area 2/3 based on the fall clinic was 4.3 µg/dL. Environmental conditions refer to Pb in air throughout the year.
Trail Area Health & Environment Program Document (2014)

Trail Area Health & Environment Program Document (2014)

This document describes the five comprehensive programs of the Trail Area Health & Environment Program, during and following extensive public consultation in 2010. The components are: Air Quality; Family Health; Home and Garden; Property Development; Parks and Wildlands. The Program’s vision, mission, values, goals, and processes for governance, delivery, evaluation, and community engagement are described.
Early Childhood Development Literature Review (2014)

Early Childhood Development Literature Review (2014)

This review describes what has been published on the factors that influence early childhood development, the benefits and effectiveness of in-home visitation and community-based collaborative programs, and features of such programs that can promote health equity.
Fall 2013 Blood Lead Results

Fall 2013 Blood Lead Results

This report shares the 2013 Children’s Blood Lead Clinic results. This includes participation rates, results, and environmental conditions. Participation is voluntary. The blood lead level geomean for Areas 2/3 was 6.1 µg/dL and 3.8 µg/dL for Area 1. Environmental conditions refer to Pb in air were noticeably higher in August than typically.
Trail IBD Summary 2013

Trail IBD Summary 2013

In 2013, a review of data for Trail was performed by the BC Center for Disease Control. IBD-related hospitalizations, physician visits and medication prescriptions for 2007-2011 were found to be higher for Trail residents, compared with several other communities, Interior Health and BC.