Working Lead Safe U.S. EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting . The Ohio Department of Health. National Data. Out of 39 states funded by US EPA: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Ohio has the 5th highest number of housing units with lead-based paint. Reports from 19 states funded by CDC:
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The Ohio Department of Health
Out of 39 states funded by US EPA:
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Ohio has the 5th highest number of housing units with lead-based paint.
Reports from 19 states funded by CDC:
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Ohio has the 2nd highest percentage of children under age 6 with EBL (elevated blood lead).
with lead poisoning
At Lower Levels
Attention deficit disorders
At Higher Levels
Systolic Blood Pressure (MEN)
Vitamin D Metabolism
Nerve Conduction Velocity
Vitamin D Metabolism(?)
- Low birth weight
- Miscarriages, Stillbirth
- Premature birth
Small children crawl on the floor, touch a lot of things and frequently put their hands in their mouths.
Small children are developing rapidly; small disruptions become big problems during growth
The rule was designed to prevent the introduction of new lead hazard created by a renovation, not to address existing lead hazards
States and tribes may begin applying for authorization
Some restrictions apply to unaccredited training programs
“Renovate Right” brochure must be used for 406(b)
EPA begins administering program in unauthorized states
Training providers may begin applying for accreditation
Renovation firms may begin applying for certification
Training providers must be accredited
Renovation firms must be certified
Renovators and dust sampling technicians must be certified
Workers must be trained
Work practices must be followed
All persons who do renovations for compensation, including renovation contractors, maintenance workers, painters and other specialty trades in target housing and child-occupied facilities.
Clean all objects and surfaces in and around the work area.
Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
246 North High Street
Dave Holston, Section Chief
Chris Mizek, Sanitarian II
Matt Young, Sanitarian II
Sandra Foster, Customer Service Assistant II