The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published
guidelines for the testing and risk assessment of lead in housing,
aimed towards reducing lead poisoning primarily in children and women
of child-bearing age.
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However, this toll free number is NOT a hotline for medical emergencies.
A variety of online resources are available for dealing with lead
issues. These resources include:
General Occupational Safety and Health Information