Research Report - Abstracts and Executives Summaries
An Evaluation of Lead-Based Paint Abatement Clean-up and
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.
and Remodeling in Schools: You May Disturb Lead-Based Paint
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.
Advisory Bulletin [pdf 235k]
your home was built prior to 1978 and you are planning any renovation
activities, you should be aware of any possible lead hazards which
could be present.
This article provides information on a potential lead poisoning hazard from vinyl mini-blinds.
Paint Hazards at Playgrounds
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.