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Local Contacts

Local Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs in California 

California State Government Contacts

California Department of Public Health, Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, (510) 620-5757
Information on lead in the workplace and educational/training materials for workers, employers, and health professionals

California Department of Public Health, Drinking Water Program

Information on testing drinking water for lead

Cal/OSHA Consultation Services

(800) 963-9424 

Cal/OSHA Compliance

(714) 939-0145 Anaheim
(213) 736-4911 Los Angeles
(916) 263-2800 Davis
(415) 557-8640 San Francisco
To make a complaint about workplace health and safety conditions

University-Based Occupational & Environmental Health Clinics

(949) 824-8641 Irvine
(310) 794-8144 Los Angeles
(619) 294-6206 San Diego
(800) 582-4003 Sacramento
(415) 885-7580 San Francisco
Expert medical assistance regarding lead-related health effects 

California Department of Toxic Substance Control

(916) 255-3618 Sacramento
(510) 540-3739 Berkeley
(818) 551-2830 Glendale
(310) 590-4968 Long Beach
Information on current state regulations for disposing of lead waste

Cal / EPA Toxic Substances Control Department

(916) 322-7676
Information on hazardous waste classification of lead-containing materials

California Department of Real Estate Publications

P.O. Box 18700 Sacramento, CA 95818-7000
To order California’s real estate disclosure booklet, "Environmental Hazards:  Guide for Homeowners and Buyers", (send a self-addressed, stamped, legal-size envelope)

Contractors State License Board

(800) 321-2752
To confirm information about a Contractor’s License

Federal Government Contacts

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

Information on lead-based paint in housing; guidelines on controlling lead-based paint hazards
 

National Lead Information Center

Information, materials, and publications on preventing childhood lead poisoning
 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Information on lead poisoning prevention and real estate disclosure laws
 

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

Information on state and local screening efforts treatments for lead poisoning
 

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Overview of lead poisoning cases, effects, and prevention
 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Reports and news on lead in consumer products

Other Contacts

 American Board of Industrial Hygiene

(517) 321-2638
To confirm information about a Certified Industrial Hygienist
 

Alliance for Healthy Homes

Guide to understanding Federal Title X
 

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing

Information on research to reduce lead hazards and reduce risk of lead poisoning
 

Cooperative Personnel Services

(916) 263-3600
Schedules and locations of lead certification exams

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