Schenectady Lead Paint Program
105 Jay Street, Room #20
Schenectady, NY 12305
2010 Lead Safe Work Practices (LSWP) and Renovation, Repair
and Painting (RRP) Training Classes (click for pdf)
What can we do for you?
The Schenectady Lead Program
has grant funds to:
Owners & investors in the
City of Schenectady.
Households where a child 6
years old or younger lives or frequently visits.
Possible Warning Signs of Lead Poisoning
▪ Irritability ▪ Learning disabilities ▪ Behavior problems ▪
Loss of appetite ▪ Constipation ▪ Growth problems ▪ Hearing
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you think there is lead in
If your house was built prior
to 1978, you probably have some lead in your home.
Can my child get poisoned even
if he/she doesn’t actually eat paint chips?
cases of childhood lead poisoning are caused by lead dust as
a result of hand-to-mouth contact.
protect your children from lead poisoning, follow these
your child tested for lead even if he/she is healthy.
your home tested for lead.
try to remove lead-based paint yourself – hire a
professional. Get guidance before you remodel.
let your kids play near (or eat) paint chips. Repair
peeling paint or chipped paint surfaces.
your home and play areas clean of lead paint dust by
damp mopping & washing toys.
sure your kids wash their
Partners - Blood Lead Testing Providers
Schenectady County Public Health Services
Ellis Hospital Pediatric Center
join Acting Mayor McCarthy &
Schenectady Lead Program
fight against lead poisoning!
For more information on keeping your family
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