Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP)

The Orange County Environmental Health Specialists conduct environmental investigations when children with elevated blood lead levels are reported. They identify and test for possible lead sources such as paint, soil, and dust and provide recommendations to reduce exposure to lead. The specialist will follow-up to ensure that sources of lead exposure are eliminated.

Frequently Asked Questions


Renovate Right BrochureEffective April 22, 2010, all renovation work done on pre 1978 residential property, that disturbs more than 6 square feet of lead paint, must be done by an EPA Certified RRP Contractor. View Renovate Right brochure











This pamphlet is intended to educate consumers who own or rent property that was built before 1978. It identifies the disclosure responsibilities of landlords, sellers and renovators about the potential hazards of lead-based paint and other sources of lead contamination. View EPA-approved information pamphlet information











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View Summer 2011 Issue










YouTube Videos

Wash Away The Lead

A fun song and video inspired by California's theme for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2011, "Wash Away the Lead." Children and adults can sing along and learn about sources of lead.



Lead's Revenge!

A training video about lead paint and ladder safety by California Department of Public Health.


Sources of Lead Exposure

Our environment is full of lead. There are several exposure sources for childhood lead poisoning. However, lead-based paint is the most widespread and dangerous high-dose source of lead exposure for young children.

Additional Sources of Lead

Landlords/Tenants

Homeowners

Contractors

Code and Building Inspectors


phone Contact us for lead complaints related to sandblasting or unsafe lead work practices 714-433-6000.


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Additional information for Parents and Medical Providers

Contact Orange County Lead Program by email. (coming soon)