Childhood Lead Poisoning Training for Local Health Officers

The Maine CDC offers a a one-hour training about childhood lead poisoning in Maine for Local Health Officers. Through five pre-recorded modules you will learn about childhood lead poisoning in Maine, the connection between housing and lead poisoning, the state and federal laws and rules that apply to lead poisoning, and resources you can use in your community for childhood lead poisoning prevention.

Training Credits

Local Health Officers who complete all five modules of this training are eligible for one credit hour through the Maine CDC Division of Infectious Disease. This training credit can be used towards recertification. Report your completion of the training to: judy.gopaul@maine.gov

Take the Training

Access the modules by clicking on the links below for each module. Use the supporting materials and links to find additional resources. Click on speaker names to find email addresses for speakers. Please contact us if you need this information provided in alternate formats: Email: ehu@maine.gov; Phone: 866.292.3474 (toll-free in Maine) or 207-287-4311; TTY: Maine Relay 711.

Module PowerPoint Duration Speaker
Introduction to Lead Poisoning External site disclaimer PPT 13 minutes Eric Frohmberg, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Lead Poisoning and Housing External site disclaimer PPT 18 minutes Tina Bernier,Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Laws and Rules Part 1 External site disclaimer

  • Lead Poisoning Control Act
  • Warrant of Habitability
  8 minutes Tina Bernier, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Laws and Rules Part 2 External site disclaimer

  • Emergency Provision Covering the Disturbance of Lead Paint
  • Federal RRP Rule
  • Federal Disclosure Rule
  • Housing Registry
PPTX 6 minutes Beth Chase, Department of Environmental Protection
Resources External site disclaimer PPTX 9 minutes Karyn Butts, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Supporting Information

Questions?

For questions about the material covered in this training contact the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program: ehu@maine.gov or 866.292.3474 (toll-free in Maine) or 207-287-4311.

For questions about receiving credits for this training:judy.gopaul@maine.gov