- 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
- HUD http://www.hud.gov/lea/leastand.html#Federal statutes
- EPA http://www.epa.gov, 1-800-424-LEAD
- National Lead Information Center: 1-800-LEAD-FYI
Information about Lead-Related Diseases
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov
Information about Consumer Products Containing Lead
- Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) http://www.cpsc.gov 1-800-638-2772
Industry Web Sites of Potential Use
- National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA) http://www.paint.org
- Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) http://www.sspc.org