The Lead and Healthy Housing Conferences Help You Meet Lead Challenges

Environmental hazard remediation professionals, building operators and agencies face growing challenges from tight budgets to issues of to determining appropriate work practices and to questions of environmental science, they all face mounting concerns of how to effectively operate and sustain programs, projects and businesses. The main purpose of the conferences is to help attendees explore solutions to the challenges that are encountered each day in efforts to implement successful practices and programs. There is also plenty of time to network and establish professional and business relationships. Representatives from ECOBOND LBP, LLC will be on hand to provide live demonstrations and answer your questions! Please visit our booth...

(US EPA: http://www.epa.gov/lead/parents.html) If your home was built before 1978, there is a good chance it has lead-based paint. In 1978, the federal government banned consumer uses of lead-containing paint, but some states banned it even earlier. Lead from paint, including lead-contaminated dust, is one of the most common causes of lead poisoning.

  • Sources of lead at home
  • How to make your home lead-safe
  • Protect your children where they learn and play

 

The CDC has created new rules about how much lead a child should have in their blood for it to be considered lead-poisoning. Protecting children from exposure to lead is important to lifelong good health. Even low levels of lead in blood have been shown to affect IQ, ability to pay attention, and academic achievement.

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