Activity Name

Home remodeling

Description

Potential exposure to lead and asbestos; The risk of exposure to lead from removing old paint is high in homes built before 1955 and medium in homes built before 1978. See "Children with Elevated Blood Lead Levels Attributed to Home Renovation and Remodeling Activities -- New York, 1993-1994." MMWR. January 03, 1997 / 45(51&52);1120-3. [http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00045033.htm]

Category

Hobbies

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