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Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Mar 22, 2019
Lead Paint Safety: A Field Guide for Interim Controls in Painting and Home Maintenance

https://www.hud.gov/sites/documents/DOC_11878.PDF

This guide, prepared by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, was recently updated to include important safety and lead handling practices for painting, repairs, and home maintenance.

Source: HUD

Jan 24, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Lead

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/lead/

Visit this OSHA topic page to access information in English and Spanish related to occupational exposure to lead, prevention practices and regulations.

Source: OSHA

Jan 24, 2017
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Lead Topic Page

http://www.epa.gov/lead/index.html

This website, provided by the EPA, provides extensive resources on hazards related to lead, renovation information for contractors and families, and more.

Source: EPA

Jan 24, 2017
MEDLINE Plus - Lead Poisoning

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/leadpoisoning.html

Comprehensive listing of links addressing the topic of lead poisoning.

Source: MEDLINE

Jan 24, 2017
Oregon Work-Related Lead Poisoning

https://public.health.oregon.gov/HealthyEnvironments/WorkplaceHealth/Pages/work-related-lead-poisoning.aspx

This is a resource designed to provide a wide variety of users with current and accurate information on a wide range of lead-related issues.

Source: OHA

Jan 24, 2017
OR-OSHA Subject Index: Lead

http://osha.oregon.gov/Pages/topics/lead.aspx

Visit this Oregon OSHA site to access publication, rules, and resources in English and Spanish as related to lead in general industry, construction and other industries.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 24, 2017
National Toxicology Program: Health Effects of Low-level Lead Evaluation

http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/?objectid=4F04B8EA-B187-9EF2-9F9413C68E76458E

This site provides access to the NTP Montograph on Health Effects of Low-level Lead and Peer Review of the Draft NTP Monograph on the same topic.

Source: NIEHS