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Lead-Safe Wisconsin: National Resources

All external hyperlinks are provided for your information and for the benefit of the general public. The Department of Health Services does not testify to, sponsor, or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.

Listed below are links to other information resources found on the Web.  Each bulleted name is followed by a brief description of the information found on the website.

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Gives general information about lead poisoning and other toxic substances.

Alliance for Healthy Homes
National non-profit organization dedicated to the issue of childhood lead poisoning and other home health hazards.

American Medical Association  
Consists of articles regarding lead poisoning, affects on children, case studies, and methods of protection.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Childhood Lead Poisoning and Prevention Program
This program is located within the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - National Center for Environmental Health.  It provides information that is given to state and local health departments, and facts for public knowledge.

Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning  
A national non-profit organization that has information directed to parents for prevention of child lead poisoning and treatment.

Consumer Product Safety Commission
This federal department website offers information on lead in consumer products, and awareness of paint and chemical stripper hazards.

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
This federal department website offers printable guidelines and information on lead hazard control in English and Spanish. It also has a web page dedicated to information for parents.

 

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

This federal department website offers a lead page with information, brochures, technical issues relevant to the Federal lead program, and U.S. regulations.

 

Environmental Protection Agency - Region 5

This subsection of EPA specifically serves Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and 35 Tribes.

Food and Drug Administration
By searching on "Lead Poison", this federal department website offers suggestions against childhood lead poisoning and products that contain lead.

MedlinePlus Information on Lead Poisoning
This information is from the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.  It provides articles from federal departments, e.g. EPA, OSHA, and HUD.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIESH)
This webpage offers some articles about lead's effects on children and family members.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Selected Topic - Lead page is located within the Center for Disease Control website.

National Lead Information Center (NLIC)
This site is located within the EPA website.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This page is directly linked to the Lead section.

 

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