lead

Asbestos and lead abatement

Asbestos and lead dust in Oregon home demolitions: Bill would tighten rules (Oregonian, 4/28/2017)

Asbestos : removal, repair, and maintenance : what you need to know (serial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

A quick guide to 1926.2 : Oregon OSHA’s construction industry rule for controlling exposure to lead (2011) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

Lead contamination

Six West Salem businesses closed due to high levels of lead dust (Statesman Journal, 3/24/2017)

State agencies were too slow to announce lead contamination at West Salem business (Statesman Journal, 3/25/2017)

How a tiny change allowed kids to use a lead-polluted Salem factory (Oregonian, 3/24/2017)

Frequently asked questions (2011) Oregon Department of Human Services, Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Impact of environmental exposures in Oregon : childhood lead poisoning (2011) Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Public Health Division, Office of Environmental Public Health

Lead in school drinking water

Does your school’s drinking water contain lead? (Statesman Journal, 12/7/16)

Oregon Maps School Lead Levels (OPB, 12/7/16)

leadStatewide plan for reducing student exposure to lead in drinking water : information for schools and childcare facilities [PDF] (2016) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Lead paint safety

OSHA probe: Were workers at Portland’s Franklin High School exposed to lead paint? (Oregonian, 8/4/2016)

constructionLeadA quick guide to 1926.2 : Oregon OSHA’s construction industry rule for controlling exposure to lead [PDF] (2011) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

leadSafeLead-safe guide [PDF] (2007) Oregon Lead-Based Paint Program