Childhood Lead Poisoning

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Tipsheets, Factsheets and Brochures

Audience Document/Resource Source Size Type
Homeowners Hardware Store Poster Maine CDC 2.25 MB PDF*
Homeowners Hardware Store Brochure Maine CDC 1 MB PDF*
Parents Tipsheet 1:
Testing Your Child for Lead
Maine CDC 879 KB PDF*

Homeowners/
Renters

Tipsheet 2:
Cleaning Up Lead Dust
Maine CDC 117 KB PDF*
General Tipsheet 3:
Sources of Lead
Maine CDC 96 KB PDF*
Homeowners/
Renters
Tipsheet 4:
Testing my Home for Lead
Maine CDC 117 KB PDF*
Parents Tipsheet 5:
Keeping your child away from lead
Maine CDC 532 KB PDF*
Homeowners/ Landlords

Tipsheet 6:
Looking for Lead

Maine CDC 336 KB PDF*
Landlords/ Property Managers Tipsheet 7:
Get Smart About Lead Paint
Maine CDC 197 KB PDF*
Homeowners Tipsheet 9:
Hire RRP Certified Contractors
Maine CDC 172 KB PDF*
Families

Tipsheet 10: Lead Poisoning, Do I need to worry?

Maine CDC 82 KB PDF*
Families/
Contractors
Don't Take Lead Home from Your Job Maine CDC 916 KB PDF*
Property Managers Get the Lead Out: Take Advantage of Unit Turnover Maine CDC    
Homeowners/
Contractors
Lead Paint Safety: A Field Guide for Painting, Home Maintenance and Renovation Work External site disclaimer U.S. EPA/HUD 1.3 MB PDF*
Parents Fight Lead Poisoning with a Healthy Diet External site disclaimer U.S. EPA 375 KB PDF*

Homeowners/
Contractors

Essential Maintenance for a Lead Safe Home External site disclaimer Maine DEP 165 KB PDF*
Homeowners/
Contractors
Maine State Attorney Generals model contract External site disclaimer Maine AG N/A Web
Homeowners/
Landlords
Don't Spread Lead - English NE Lead Coord Committee 800 kb PDF*

Homeowners/
Landlords

Don't Spread Lead - Spanish NE Lead Coord Committee 800 kb PDF*

 

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Websites

 

Audience Document/Resource Source Size Type
Parents Lead Recalls External site disclaimer U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission N/A Web
Homeowners Testing your Well for Lead Maine CDC N/A Web
Homeowners Hiring a Contractor to do Lead-Safe Renovation External site disclaimer Maine DEP N/A Web
Homeowners Lead Sampling Technicians External site disclaimer Maine DEP   PDF*
Homeowners Find a Lead Professional External site disclaimer Maine DEP N/A Web
Partners and Researchers Maine Environmental Public Health Tracking Portal Maine CDC N/A Web
Renters Maine Attorney General's Tenants Rights External site disclaimer Maine Attorney Generals Office 295 KB PDF*
Homeowners Don't Spread Lead Video on Lead Safe Renovation External site disclaimer New England Lead Coordinating Committee N/A Web
Homeowners Soil Testing External site disclaimer University of Maine Extension N/A Web
Contractors and Code Enforcement Officers Information for Code Enforcement Officers External site disclaimer Maine DEP N/A Web

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Laws and Regulations

Document/Resource Source Size Type
Lead Poisoning Control Act External site disclaimer Maine N/A Web
Lead Abatement Law External site disclaimer Maine N/A Web
EPA's Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule External site disclaimer EPA N/A Web
The Real Estate Notification and Disclosure Rule External site disclaimer EPA N/A Web
30 day notice required prior to renovations Maine Law 14 6030-B. ENVIRONMENTAL LEAD HAZARDS External site disclaimer Maine 35 KB PDF*
DEP Lead Management Regulations External site disclaimer Maine 328 KB (Microsoft Word*)
DHHS Rules for environmental lead investigations External site disclaimer Maine 39 Kb (Microsoft Word*)
DEP Rules and statutes (including links to RRP) External site disclaimer Maine N/A Web

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Lead Poisoning Prevention Fund Law, Rules, Forms

Document/Resource Source Size Type
State law establishing Lead Poisoning Prevention Fund Maine N/A Web
State law establishing Lead Poisoning Prevention Fee Maine N/A Web
Lead Poisoning Prevention Fund Rules Maine 15 KB PDF*
Background Document for Rule Maine 2.6 MB PDF*
Fee Reporting Form Maine 86 KB PDF*
Table 2, 2004 U.S. Census Bureau Report on Paint and Allied Products Maine 1.23 MB PDF*
Frequently Asked Questions Maine 100 KB PDF*

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Disclosures for Landlords and Property Owners

Audience Document/Resource Source Size Type
Landlords/Property Managers Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home External site disclaimer The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 674K PDF*
Landlords/Property Managers Renovate RightExternal site disclaimer EPA 6.8 MB PDF*
Landlords/Property Managers The Real Estate Notification and Disclosure Rule External site disclaimer EPA N/A Web

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Reports and Publications

Audience Document/Resource Source Size Type
Health Care Providers Interpreting and Managing Blood Lead Levels<10ug/dl in Children and Reducing Childhood Exposures to Lead: Recommendations of CDC's Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention External site disclaimer US CDC 96 KB PDF*
Health Care Providers Reference Sheet for Healthcare Providers Maine 255 KB PDF*
Health Care Providers Recommended Lead Screening Schedule Maine 171 KB PDF*
Health Care Providers Recommended management of elevated blood lead levels Maine 118 KB PDF*
Health Care Providers US Children's Lead Exposures, 2008: Implications for Prevention External site disclaimer Environmental Health Perspectives (2008) N/A Web
Health Care Providers Interpreting and Managing Blood Lead Levels<10ug/dl in Children and Reducing Childhood Exposures to Lead: Recommendations of CDC's Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention External site disclaimer U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR (2007) N/A Web
Health Care Providers Lead Exposure in Children: Prevention, Detection and Management External site disclaimer American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement (2009) N/A Web
Health Care Providers Childhood Lead Poisoning Associated with Lead Dust Contamination of Family Vehicles and Child Safety Seats External site disclaimer U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR (2009) N/A Web
Health Care Providers Recommendations for Blood Lead Screening of Medicaid-Eligible Children Aged 1--5 Years: an Updated Approach to Targeting a Group at High Risk External site disclaimer U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR (2009) N/A Web

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