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Phone Numbers

EPA—New England   888-372-7341

National Lead-Based Paint Hotline    800-424-LEAD (5323)

 

Agency Links

EPA Lead-Based Paint Information

General Information (National)        

Publications                                 

General Information (New England)

Enforcement and Compliance Assistance (New England)

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Lead Home Page

State and Tribal Lead Programs

New England States’ Lead Programs

Lists of Licensed Contractors in New England

 

Rules

Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (402c)

Background Information about Lead

Rule

Frequently Asked Questions

Renovator and Trainer Tool Box

Guidance for Contractors, Property Managers, and Maintenance Personnel

Effective Dates

Enforcement Alert

“Renovate Right” Brochure (English)

"Renovate Right" Brochure (Spanish)

Find an RRP Trainer

Find an RRP-Certified Firm

RRP Press Materials

To Report Violations in New England

Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Rule (Section 1018 of Title X)

Rule

“Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home ” Pamphlet

Sample Disclosure Form (Lease)

Sample Disclosure Form (Sale)

Pre-Renovation Education/Notification Rule (Section 406b of TSCA)

Rule

 

Resources for Businesses

EPA Small Business Compliance Policy

EPA Audit Policy

Additional resources
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Education and outreach workers Using the media Lead Poisoning Prevention Media Outreach Kit

Children

A bilingual (English and Spanish) lead-safety picture book for very young children

 

Paper copies of Henry and Fred Learn about Lead/Enrique y Federico aprenden sobre el plomo

Electronic version of Henry and Fred Learn about Lead/Enrique y Federico aprenden sobre el plomo

  A lead-safety curriculum for grades 1-3

English version:
Adventures of the Lead Busters Club
Spanish version:
Aventuras del Club de los Detectives del Plomo
Paper copies of Adventures of the Lead Busters Club/Aventuras del Club de los Detectives del Plomo
Please specify whether you need English or Spanish.

  A lead-safety curriculum for Native American children in grades 3-5

Paper copies of How Mother Bear Taught the Children about Lead

Click to see an animated version of How Mother Bear Taught the Children about Lead, part 1.

Click to see an animated version of How Mother Bear Taught the Children about Lead, part 2

  An interactive electronic game for Native American students in grade 6-8

Click to download a copy of

Lead Tracker: The Quest for Lead Safety. [Note: This is a large file and make take considerable time to download. We do not recommend downloading if you are using a dial-up connection.]

Click to request a CD version of Lead Tracker.

Click to download a copy of the

teacher's guide to Lead Tracker


Childcare

providers

Lead awareness
Lead-safety activities for young children

English version
What You Should Know about Lead Poisoning: A Manual and Resource Guide for Childcare Workers

Felt figures


Spanish version:
Lo que debe saber acerca de la intoxicacíon por plomo: Manual de recuros para los responsables de las guarderías infantiles

Felt figures

  Lead recalls Federal online resource for recalls

Parents or

guardians

Protecting a family from lead poisoning

Lead in Your Home: A Parent's Reference Guide

 

 

Lead-safe work practices when painting, remodeling, renovating, or maintaining a home built before 1978

Reducing Lead Hazards When Remodeling Your Home

Don't Spread Lead: A Do-It-Yourselfer's Guide to Lead-Safe Painting, Repair, and Home Improvement (booklet)

Don't Spread Lead: A Do-It-Yourselfer's Guide to Preventing Lead Poisoning by Working Lead-Safe (video, in English and Spanish) (click to request a copy of the CD)

  Foods that can help fight lead's damaging effects Fight Lead Poisoning with a Healthy Diet
  Lead recalls Federal online resource for recalls

Property owners, painters, maintenance personnel, and remodelers Lead-safe work practices when painting, remodeling, renovating, or maintaining a home built before 1978

EPA's Renovation, Repair and Painting Program (RRP)

Lead Paint Safety: A Field Guide for Painting, Home Maintenance, and Renovation Work

  Testing for lead in paint, dust, soil Testing Your Home For Lead

Volunteers in

painting and

housing

rehabilitation

projects

A video showing lead-safe work practices when painting, remodeling, renovating, or maintaining a home built before 1978

Volunteers Opening Doors: The Five Keys to Lead Safety

Click to view the video online at the Habitat for Humanity website



Concerned professionals and

the public

Lead statutes across the United States

National Conference of State Legislatures, Lead Statutes Database

  EPA publications National Environmental Publications Information System

The Lead Problem

     

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