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Lead Safety Documents and Outreach Materials

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EPA Lead-Safe Certified Form Logo

Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule Outreach 

Lead Free Kids Logo, English

General Lead Outreach

Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home

Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home

Required to be provided to prospective buyers and renters of pre-1978 homes and apartments.

NEW! A revised January 2020 version of Protect Your Family is available in various English and Spanish language formats.

The previous September 2013 version is also available in Vietnamese, Russian, Arabic, and Somali.

*Note: EPA does not require users to discard older versions of the document. EPA encourages users to exhaust their existing stock prior to printing copies of the new version. In order to ensure that current information is received if copies of the older versions are provided, users are encouraged to provide a PYF supplement (English) or a PYF supplement (Spanish), which contains updates based on the Renovation, Repair and Paint rule (updates 2003 version) and additional information on drinking water (updates page 13 of the current 2012 version).

The lead-safe certified guide to renovate right

Renovate Right: Important Lead Hazard Information for Families, Child Care Providers, and Schools

General information about legal requirements for safe lead practices for homeowners, tenants, child care providers and parents during renovation activities. September 2011 revised version. Available in color landscape, color booklet, black-and-white booklet, and black-and-white landscape, in both English and Spanish.

Insert sheet to replace page 10 (PDF) (added July 15, 2011; two copies per 8 1/2 x11 page) en español (PDF) If you have remaining stocks of the April 2010 version of the Renovate Right brochure, use this insert to replace page 10 of that document.

Cover for Lead Poisoning and Your Children

Lead Poisoning and Your Children

Information for parents on protecting children from lead poisoning, such as getting children tested for lead, and reducing other exposures from lead-based paint and lead in water. It unfolds into a full poster summarizing seven basic steps for parents. Available in English and Spanish.

Lead Safe

Steps to LEAD SAFE Renovation, Repair and Painting

Information for contractors and homeowners on how to plan for and complete a home renovation, repair or painting project in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities using lead-safe work practices. October 2011 revised version

Small entity compliance guide to renovate right

Small Entity Compliance Guide to Renovate Right

A handbook for contractors, property managers, and maintenance personnel working in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978. September 2011 revised version. Also available in Spanish (PDF).

Fight Lead Poisoning with a Healthy Diet Thumbnail

Fight Lead Poisoning with a Healthy Diet

Discusses proper nutrition, lead poisoning prevention and features fast, nutritious recipes. Also available in Spanish (PDF).

Runs Better Unleaded (shows children playing)

Runs Better Unleaded

Wall poster. Colorful, general lead awareness message.
8.5" x 11" Black and White (PDF)
8.5" x 11" Color (PDF) 
18" x 22" Color (PDF)

Best Management Practices for Lead at Outdoor Shooting Ranges

Best Management Practices for Lead at Outdoor Shooting Ranges

This manual is intended to provide useful general information to shooting range owners and operators

More materials and downloads for renovators on renovation, repair and painting.