The Lead-Free Kids Campaign
This campaign raises awareness of lead hazards and alerts the public to lead prevention resources.
of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
Main page for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development;
includes information on a wide variety of programs.
Office of Lead Hazard Control
Comprehensive site with information about grant programs, lead-related
research, lead-safe work practices, and much more. Many helpful
documents can be downloaded free from this site, including Lead
Paint Safety: A Field Guide for Painting, Home Maintenance, and
Renovation Work and HUD's Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control
of Lead Hazards in Housing.
Protection Agency (EPA)
Important information on the effects of lead poisoning in children
and adults; a guide to various regulations involving lead; and
standards for the evaluation and control of lead hazards.
for Disease Control (CDC)
Guidance for parents and others about potential sources of lead
contamination; the health effects of lead poisoning; and information
about lead levels in society.
U.S. Food &
Drug Administration (FDA)
Best source for information about potential lead contamination
of the food supply, from such potential sources as soldered cans
and old/foreign glazed dishware.
of Vermont - Department of Health
The Vermont Department of Health is the lead agency designated by the State to address lead poisoning prevention. This recently updated site provides links to Vermont's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program and a host of information on lead paint safety and lead poisoning prevention.
of Vermont - Department of Housing & Community Affairs
Information on a variety of housing assistance and community
development programs; and links to many related Vermont-based
he Alliance for Healthy Homes is a national, nonprofit, public interest organization working to prevent and eliminate hazards in our homes that can harm the health of children, families, and other residents. These hazards include lead, mold, carbon monoxide, radon, pests, and pesticides.
Center for Healthy Housing
the National Center for Healthy Housing works toward reducing children's risk of lead poisoning and has expanded its mission to help to decrease children's exposure to other hazards in the home including biological, physical, and chemical contaminants in and around the home.
Vermont Tenants, Inc.
Provides guidance to tenants about Vermont's Lead Paint Law and
how to find out if their home is in compliance. This site also
includes a comprehensive guide to rights and responsibilities
of renting in Vermont.
Lead poisoning issues are discussed from the point of view of
this large environmental advocacy group. Site includes a listing
of dishware that has been tested and meets California's strict
lead leaching guidelines.
A national list of lead-related service providers, including
inspectors, risk assessors, laboratories, and abatement contractors.
Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for parents regarding various
environmental hazards for children, including lead paint.
Site for medical providers includes information on diagnosing
and treating lead poisoning.
U.S. Occupational Safety &
Health Administration The main web page of the federal
agency overseeing employee health & safety issues.