Lead-Safe Wisconsin - Website Resources

These lead-related websites hosted on this website are organized into three categories: National, State and Local Websites. Choose a tab below to find websites in that category.

National

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

National Center for Healthy Homes (link is external)
National nonprofit organization dedicated to the issue of childhood lead poisoning and other home health hazards.

American Medical Association (link is external)  
Articles about lead poisoning, lead's effects on children, case studies, and methods of protection.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Childhood Lead Poisoning and Prevention Program (link is external)
A program in the CDC's National Center for Environmental Health. It provides information for state and local health departments, and facts for the general public.

Consumer Product Safety Commission (link is external)
This federal website offers information on lead in consumer products, and awareness of paint and chemical stripper hazards.

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (link is external)
This federal 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) (link is external)
This federal website offers a lead page with information, brochures, and technical issues relevant to the federal lead program and U.S. regulations.

Environmental Protection Agency - Region 5 (link is external)
This subsection of EPA specifically serves Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, and 35 Tribes.

Food and Drug Administration (link is external)
By searching the FDA site for "Lead Poison," you can find ways to prevent childhood lead poisoning and identify products that contain lead.

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

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIESH) (link is external)
This web page offers articles about lead's effects on children and family members.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) (link is external)
NIOSH's "Selected Topic - Lead" page is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

National Lead Information Center (NLIC) (link is external)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (link is external) - Lead section
 

State

Listed below are links to the websites of other Wisconsin state agencies with information about lead. 

Local

Last Revised: June 19, 2017