Childhood Lead Poisoning

  • Inspectors receive medical reports of Children with elevated blood lead levels.
  • An environmental assessment using a specialized lead detection machine is performed at the child’s home.
  • Parents are given educational information.
  • Orders to remove any lead paint are issued.
  • Follow-up inspections are done and the child is monitored by a case manager.
  • Enforcement of violations is through the courts.

DCA website Lead Safe NJ

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