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    Publication NamePublication Description
    Attention property owners & contractors:
    How to self-disclose a potential lead violation
    EPA
    December 2009
    Fact Sheet, 2 pages
    Bugged by Bugs: Youth Pesticides Activity Book
    Coloring and Activity Book focusing on Pesticides exposure.
    EPA
    Activity Book
    15 pages
    Caution: Lead Poisoning and your Children (English and Spanish)
    Tips for dealing with lead in and around the home. (In English and Spanish)
    EPA Region 10
    March 1994
    Fact Sheet; 1 page
    Chemicals in Schools – Community Partners,
    What the community can do to help develop a school chemical clean out program.
    EPA 530-F-05-016
    April 2006
    Brochure; 6 pages
    Chemicals in Schools – K-12 Schools
    Helping schools develop a chemical cleanout and prevention program.
    EPA 530-F-05-012
    April 2006
    Brochure; 6 pages
    Citizen's Guide to Pest Control and Pesticide Safety
    How to control pests safely.
    EPA 730-K-04-002
    March 2005
    Booklet; 50 pages
    El Envenenamiento Por el Plomo y Sus Ninos (Lead poisoning and your children)
    How lead affects your child's health and what you can do to protect your family.
    EPA 747-K-00-002
    2000
    Pamphlet/Poster, 7 pages
    Healthy Indoor Painting Practices
    A safety guide for residents, property managers and painters.
    EPA 744-00-011
    May 2000
    Brochure; 5 pages
    Home Safe Home
    Removing and Reducing Pest Problems
    EPA 735-H-01-006A
    2001
    Large poster
    Home Safe Home
    Removing and Reducing Pest Problems
    EPA 735-H-01-006
    2001
    small poster
    How to Comply with the Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides: What Employers Need to Know & Additional Resources
    Information on the Workers Protection Standard regulation that covers pesticides used in the production of plants on farms, forests, nurseries and greenhouses. Steps to take to redduce risk of illness and injury.
    EPA 305-C-06-001
    2006
    CD
    Illegal Pesticides: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Home and Business
    Identifies common illegal pest products and what you can do about them.
    EPA 910-K-07-002
    2007
    Brochure, 6 pages
    Join Our Pest Patrol
    A Backyard Activity Book for Kids On Integrated Pest Management
    EPA 735-F-03-002
    2003
    Activity book, 29 pages
    Keep Your Paws Off Mercury
    Clancy the Mercury Detecting Dog, EPA, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency teamed up to create the Keep Your Paws Off Mercury campaign to teach students across the country about mercury and its dangers.
    EPA 530-H-07-001
    2007
    Poster
    Lead Poisoning And Your Children
    How lead affects your child's health and what you can do to protect your family.
    EPA 747-K-00-003
    2000
    Pamphlet/Poster, 7 pages
    The Lead-Safe Certified Guide to Renovate Right
    This pamphlet is for you if you:
    • Reside in a home built before 1978.
    • Own or operate a child care facility, including preschools and kindergarten classrooms, built before 1978, or
    • Have a child under six years of age.
    EPA 740-K-10-001
    April 2010
    Brochure, 15 pages
    Manejo Eficaz sw Pesticidas en el Hogar (Effective control of household pests)EPA 100-F-04-023
    February 2005
    Fact sheet; 2 pages
    Protect Children From PoisoningEPA 735-H-03-002
    2003
    Poster
    Protect Yourself from Pesticides
    Guide for agricultural workers (English and Spanish)
    EPA 735-B-06-001
    June 2006
    Book
    Protect Yourself from Pesticides
    Guide for agricultural workers (English and Spanish)
    EPA 735-H-07-001
    2007
    Poster
    Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home (PDF) (Spanish version available)
    Information for landlords, sellers, and renovators regarding homes built before 1978.
    EPA 747-K-12-001
    September 2013
    Brochure; 16 pages
    Proteja a Su Familia del Plomo en Su Casa (English version available) (Protect Your Family From Lead In Your Home)
    Information for landlords, sellers, and renovators regarding homes built before 1978.
    EPA 747-K-94-001
    August 1994
    Brochure, 13 pages
    Protejar los Ninos de los Toxicos (Protect kids from toxics)
    Spanish publication that describes how to protect children from toxins.
    Wa State Dept. of Health, Wa DOE, King County, PEHSU, EPA
    2011
    Pamphlet, 8 pages
    Protejase de los Pesticidas (Protect Yourself from Pesticides)
    Guia para los que Manajan Pesticidas
    EPA 735-B-06-004
    June 2006
    Booklet; 101 pages
    Que Debo Hacer...Si He Estado Expuesto a los Pesticidas? (What Should I do if I Have Been Exposed to Pesticides?)
    Spanish Pesticides Brochure
    EPA 910-F-00-008
    2000
    Brochure, 3 pages
    Remodelar correctamente (Renovate Right)
    informaciožn importante sobre los riesgos causados por el plomo para familias, proveedores de cuidado infantil y escuelas.
    EPA 740-F-08-002
    2008
    Brochure, 13 pages
    Small Entity Compliance Guide to Renovate Right - EPA’s Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program
    A handbook for contractors, property managers and maintenance personnel working in homes, child care facilities and schools built before 1978.
    EPA 740-F-08-003
    December 2008
    Booklet, 31 pages
    A Snapshot of the EPA Pesticide Container and Containment Rule
    For Registrants, Retailers, Distributors, Commercial Applicators, Custom Blenders, and Pesticide Users.
    EPA 910/K-09-005
    2009
    Pamphlet, 6 pages
    Sure, Your Home is Clean, but is it Safe for Your Family
    Be smart about using household products
    530-F-06-013
    October 2006
    Pamphlet, 6 pages
    Testing Your Home for Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil
    Explains the technical aspects of lead testing without overwhelming the reader.
    EPA747-K-98-001
    October 1998
    Booklet; 16 pages
    Treatment Technologies for Mercury in Soil, Waste, and Water
    This report contains information on the availability, performance, and cost of eight technologies for the treatment of mercury in soil, waste, and water.
    EPA 542-R-07-003
    August 2007
    Report, 104 pages
    Use These Products Safely
    Read the label first
    EPA 735-H-00-001
    2000
    Poster
    Vermiculite Attic Insulation
    The following information provides a common-sense approach to help you find out what kind of insulation is in your home and decide what to do if you have vermiculite insulation.
    EPA 747-F-03-001
    2003
    Pamphlet, 6 pages
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