These local and statewide agencies and organizations offer a wealth of information and resources related to lead hazard prevention:
Find information about in drinking water and plumbing, and learn about free lead in water testing.
Community Alliance of Tenants offer information about lead hazard control as it relates to Fair Housing.
The Community Energy Project offers free Lead Poisoning Prevention workshops and safety kits through their Lead Poisoning Prevention prgram, and is an EPA Accredited Training Provider for contractors and others who disturb lead-based paint in targeted housing. They offer both the 8-hour Initial Renovator Training and the 4-hour Renovator Refresher training through their Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair, and Painting program.
Find information about lead hazard control as it relates to Fair Housing, as well as other information about lead hazard control and prevention.
Josiah Hill III Clinic’s healthy homes project provides education and resources for families on ways to create a healthy indoor environment for themselves and their children, and they also offer Blood Lead Testing.
Call 503-988-4000 and talk to a certified lead risk assessor about repairs and remodeling, lead poisoning prevention, tap water testing, and childhood blood lead testing.
Find resources and information and learn about the state's Lead Poisoning Prevention program and certification. Property owners and managers can find information about the risks and responsibilities related to lead-based paint renovation, as well as listings of state-certified lead-based paint professionals.
Find additional information about lead hazard control and prevention through these national and online resources:
In this blog post on OregonLive.com, a local mom offers a step-by-step checklist and other tips for dealing with lead hazards in the home.
CROETweb.com is an occupational safety and health resource directory sponsored by the Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology (CROET) at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. Find links to hundreds of occupational safety and health resources focusing on day-to-day workplace issues, including lead hazard control.
The Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control was established to eliminate lead-based paint hazards in America's privately-owned and low-income housing and to lead the nation in addressing other housing-related health hazards that threaten vulnerable residents. The office enforces HUD's lead-based paint regulations, provides public outreach and technical assistance, and conducts technical studies to help protect children and their families from health and safety hazards in the home.
Find information about lead hazard control and prevention, including health impacts, sources, testing, regulations, and ways to reduce exposure.