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Main Title Lead in your home : a parent's reference guide.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances : For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs.,
Year Published 1998
Report Number EPA 747-B-98-002; ISBN-0-16-049580-6
Stock Number 055-000-00601-6; PB99-111148
OCLC Number 39501416
ISBN 0160495806; 9780160495809
Subjects Lead--Environmental aspects--United States--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Lead--Toxicology--United States--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Lead poisoning--United States--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Subjects Lead(Metal) ; Abatement ; Residential buildings ; Houses ; Lead poisoning ; Risk management ; Cleaning ; Maintenance ; Removal ; Renovating ; Guides ; Remodeling
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAD  EPA/747-B-98-002 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 08/28/1998
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 747-B-98-002 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/01/2010
EJBD  EPA 747-B-98-002 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/07/2016
ELAD  EPA 747-B-98-002 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 01/04/2010 DISPERSAL
ERAD  EPA 747/B-98-002 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 07/31/1998
NTIS  PB99-111148 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation iii, 70 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
This Guidebook provides Agency recommendations on how you can reduce your family's risk of lead exposure and prevent lead poisoning, ranging from simple steps you can do now to more rigorous that will permanently get rid of lead hazards in your home.
Cover title. Shipping list no.: 1998-0293-P. "June 1998." "EPA 747-B-98-002."
Contents Notes
Lead in you home: Parent's guide -- How lead has commonly been used -- Finding lead hazards in your home -- Other sources of lead hazards -- Health effects of lead -- Lead poisoning prevention -- Reducing the risk of lead in your home: Testing for lead -- How to reduce your family's risk of lead poisoning -- Routine cleaning and maintenance -- Rules for sellers, landlords, and renovators -- Protecting your children from lead poisoning: Building good habits and safe surroundings -- Testing you and your family for lead poisoning -- Choosing a child-care provider -- What your children need to know -- What you need to know before working on your home: Equipment -- How to work safely -- Remodeling and renovation: Replacing or working on windows -- Preparing surfaces for new paint or wallpaper -- Removing or replacing carpeting -- Performing duct and plumbing work -- Performing minor repairs -- Working on the exterior of your home -- Interim controls: Safe management of lead-based paint in your home -- Removing dust -- Repainting lead-painted surfaces -- Repairing friction and impact surfaces -- Preventing access to soil hazards -- Abatement: Lead abatement: What it is, who should do it -- Replacement -- Enclosure -- Encapsulation -- Paint removal -- Soil abatement -- Help from a risk assessor or a contractor -- Cleaning up lead waste: Daily cleanup -- Personal cleanup -- Final cleanup -- Appendixes: For more information -- State lead program contacts -- EPA regional lead contacts -- Abatement guidelines for your contractor.