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Lead Research Report - Abstracts and Executives Summaries

An Evaluation of Lead-Based Paint Abatement Clean-up and Clearance Methodologies

This is the Executive Summary of a study conducted by the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), Consumer and Environmental Health Services, through an agreement with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (NJDCA) , Division of Housing and Community Resources.  In this research study, the NJDOH conducted an investigation of lead-based paint abatement clean-up work practices and clearance testing methodologies. For more information you can read the Executive Summary or the Final Report.

Advisories and Bulletins

Following is a list of informational bulletins, brochures and press releases produced by the NJ Department of Health to aid homeowners, other building owners and the general public in dealing with and managing lead properly.

  • Renovation and Remodeling in Schools:  You May Disturb Lead-Based Paint
    This bulletin provides information for school administrators on how to ensure that any renovation or remodeling activities do not disturb lead and potentially poison school employees or students.
  • Lead Advisory Bulletin [pdf 235k]
    If your home was built prior to 1978 and you are planning any renovation or remodeling activities, you should be aware of any possible lead hazards which could be present.
  • Lead in Mini-Blinds
    This article provides information on a potential lead poisoning hazard from vinyl mini-blinds.
  • Lead-Based Paint Hazards at Playgrounds
    This Bulletin provides information regarding a possible lead-based paint hazards on playgrounds. The Bulletin also provides a summary of the recommendations and guidance issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission concerning hazards to children from lead-based paint on playground equipment and in soil.

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