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Lead Safe Work Practices


Repair Man

If you perform routine maintenance on homes or apartments built before 1978, you need to plan and safely carry out the work, while minimizing the disturbance of lead-based paint.  Below are some web sites with step-by-step instructions detailing what you need to do to work lead smart and work lead safe.

HUD Training Resources

Lead Safe Work Practices Brochure

Training Opportunities

Training in lead safe work practices is available in Rochester, NY from The Housing Council.  Contact Joel Kunkler at 585-546-3700 ext. 3026 or email

Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning 

Committed to ending childhood lead poisoning in Monroe County by 2010

For more information, contact: