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Protecting Workers Exposed to Lead-Based Paint Hazards: A Report to Congress

January 1997
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 98-112
Document Cover for 98-112

In 1992, Congress passed the Housing and Community Development Act (Public Law 102–550), which included as Title X the "Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992." Title X is a comprehensive law designed to direct the Nation’s response to the public health problem of lead-based paint hazards in housing. This law directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to increase the protection for workers exposed to lead hazards throughout the construction industry.

Protecting Workers Exposed To Lead-Based Paint Hazards: A Report to Congress [PDF - 444 KB]

 
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