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Benchbook on lead paint poisoning

The Benchbook, developed by the Loyola Civitas ChildLaw Center's Policy Institute, summarizes and compiles Chicago, Illinois and federal laws on lead poisoning.

Illinois law summary
Chicago law summary
Entire Benchbook.

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EPA's Lead Safe Certified Guide to Renovate Right: Brochure

Federal law and accompanying rules, which become effective September 1, 2010, require individuals to receive certain information before renovating six square feet or more of painted surfaces in a room for interior projects or more than twenty square feet of painted surfaces for exterior projects or window replacement or demolition in housing, child care facilities and schools built before 1978.

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Navigating the Trial Process: A Manual for Lead Inspectors and Risk Assessors

This guide educates lead inspectors and risk assessors on what to expect when they are subpoenaed to appear as an expert witness at a deposition or in court.

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Additional information for…
Property owners
  • The do's and don'ts of home renovation
  • What to look for in a lead contractor
  • How to find a lead contractor
  • Required disclosures to tenants
  • Right of inspection
  • Right of notification of lead hazards
  • Notifying landlords about possible lead in homes
  • If a landlord won't address a lead hazard
Childcare providers
  • Childcare provider responsibilities
  • Educational information
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