Spring 2021 Living Safely with Lead Web Series – Apr 20
Posted by Clean Water Action on April 20, 2021
Lead is in every neighborhood and exposure can come from paint, dust, soil, drinking water pipes, renovation, and home repair. While childhood exposure to lead can cause developmental disorders, we should all be concerned as lead exposure bio-accumulates in your bones and can contribute to dementia, Parkinson’s disease and other mental illness later in life. Knowledge is the key to avoiding lead poisoning!
You are invited to participate in our Spring 2021 Living Safely with Lead Web Series.
Join us to get your questions answered from experts on the hazards of lead, hear the different safety measures that you can take to protect you and your family and learn what to do if you are a tenant or landlord. This five-part series is presented in one-hour lunch-time segments that start at 12:00PM on alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays between April 20th and May 5th. The line up includes:
Lead and Health April 20, 2021
Marilyn Howarth, MD, Director, Community Engagement for the Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology
Lead in Soil and Dust April 22, 2021
Adrian Wood, MPH, Program Coordinator, Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology
Lead in Drinking Water, April 27, 2021
Saterria Kersey, Public Relations Specialist, Philadelphia Water Department
Tenants Rights and Philadelphia’s Lead Abatement Law, April 29, 2021
George Gould, Esq. and OsarugueOsa-Edoh, Esq, Community Legal Services
Lead in Renovation, Repair, and Paint, May 4, 2021
Jeff Colter & Hugo Prieto, EPA Certified Instructors, Energy Coordinating Agency
This program is a must for anyone who lives in a home built before 1950, is a parent, DIY home renovator, daycare provider, teacher, health care worker, constituent service provider, block captain and community or faith leader.
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