United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Home Safety - Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control
HUD Office - Minnesota (US Department Of Housing and Urban Development (HUD))
212 3rd Ave S, Ste 150, Minneapolis, MN, 55401-2925
Home safety programs provide education, information or consultation about physical risks in your residence and how to eliminate them to promote health and well-being
The Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control (OHHLHC) was established to eliminate lead-based paint hazards in America's privately-owned and low-income housing and to lead the nation in addressing other housing-related health hazards that threaten vulnerable residents.
Provides funds to state and local governments to develop cost-effective ways to reduce lead-based paint hazards.
Additional services include:
* Enforcing lead-based paint regulations
* Public outreach
* Technical assistance
* Conducts technical studies to help protect children and their families from health and safety hazards in the home
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
State of Minnesota
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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JP-6500.1900-450Lead Information Definition
Programs that provide general information about lead as a pollutant, the areas of a home where it is typically found, associated safety hazards, testing procedures and measures for remediation.
TD-0300.2000Federal Government Agencies/Departments Definition
The principal executive divisions of the federal government of the United States, headed by a secretary who is a member of the President's cabinet, the agencies within them and the independent establishments and corporations that fall outside the cabinet structure.
TJ-6500.6300Outreach Programs Definition
Organizations that make an effort to increase the availability and utilization of community services by specific target populations by providing direct services for targeted individuals in their homes or other convenient locations or by making special efforts to ensure that a particular group is aware of available services and encouraged to participate. Included are programs that do outreach regarding their own services as well as those which encourage a target population to use a wide variety of services.
YF-3000.4520Lead Poisoning Definition
A condition that occurs in acute or chronic forms which is caused by the ingestion of paint, cosmetics or other products which contain lead. Symptoms of acute poisoning include a metallic taste in the mouth, burns in the throat and stomach and later abdominal cramps and prostration. Chronic poisoning is characterized by anorexia, nausea, vomiting, salivation, anemia, the lead line on the gums, abdominal pains, muscle cramps and pains in the joints.
YO-1600.2900Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Definition
Individuals who identify, remove, package, transport and dispose of a variety of hazardous materials including asbestos, lead, mold, and radioactive and nuclear materials. The removal of hazardous materials, or "hazmats", from public places and the environment also is called abatement, remediation and decontamination.