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- OSHA Lead in Construction Advisor


  • The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published guidelines for the testing and risk assessment of lead in housing, aimed towards reducing lead poisoning primarily in children and women of child-bearing age.


  • 1-800-35-NIOSH (1-800-356-4674)
  • Callers may request information about NIOSH activities, order NIOSH publications or request information about any aspect of occupational safety and health.
  • However, this tull free number is NOT a hotline for medical emergencies.

A variety of online resources are available for dealing with lead issues. These resources include:

General Occupational Safety and Health Information

Information on Lead-Based Paint Abatement in Housing

Information about Federal Lead Regulations

Information about Lead-Related Diseases

Information about Consumer Products Containing Lead

Industry Web Sites of Potential Use

Please return to the additional sources of information list or the Main Menu to submit another inquiry.

OSHA | OSHA Lead in Construction Advisor