Lead poisoning can be prevented - as long as tenants and homeowners know how to reduce or eliminate exposure to lead dust and deteriorated lead paint, and what danger signs to look for.
This guide provides information for parents, home owners, realtors, child care providers, schools, renovation contractors, and lead professionals -- including resources for protecting children from lead, lead-safe work practices, essential maintenance practices for landlords, and guidelines for blood lead screening for health care providers.
- Learn more about lead, lead hazards in buildings and in soil, and ways to reduce your exposure
- Lead paint safety and assistance
- Renovation tips and regulations
- Find contractors and lead abatement professionals
- Comprehensive regulatory information for contractors
For additional information or to report a high lead level:
Call the Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance Program
1-800-439-8550 (toll-free within Vermont)