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Home Health and Safety Guides
Help Yourself to a Healthy Home
A comprehensive guide describing the hidden dangers present in homes and how you can eliminate these risks to the health of your family.
Health Risks Posed to Cleveland Landlords and Tenants
Article by Judge Raymond Pianka of the Cleveland Housing Court discussing the dangerous effects of mold and cockroaches on the health of house occupants.
22 Safety Items No Home Should Be Without
A list of important items that the National Safety Council recommends should be kept in every home.
Alliance for Healthy Homes
The alliance works to address housing-related health hazards through prevention policies and practices.
Additional Resources
Environmental Health Watch
Agency providing information, assistance, and advocacy to protect human health and the welfare of the environment.
National Center for Healthy Housing
Agency working to raise awareness about the various common health hazards that exist in many homes, primarily focusing on affordable housing.
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Organization committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children.
Indoor Air Quality
Center of Disease Control - Air Pollution & Respiratory Health
Access information about various problems attributed to indoor air quality, including asthma and carbon monoxide poisoning.
The Inside Story: A Guide to Indoor Air Quality
Publication of the Environmental Proection Agency that thoroughly discusses all aspects of indoor air quality.
National Safety Council - Indoor Air Program
Read about how everyday materials that you may have in your home negatively impact its indoor air quality. Contains many short informational articles that should be read by all owners and renters.
Lead Paint Poisoning Resources
Protect your Family From Lead in your Home
A pamphlet produced by the EPA, HUD, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission outlining the dangers of lead in your home.
Center for Disease Control - Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
Read about the negative impacts that lead has on the health of children and how to protect them against potential dangers.
EPA Lead Paint Information
Lead is a highly toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and around our homes. Read this comprehensive report and become fully informed about the issues surrounding lead.
HUD Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control
Initiative of HUD to address multiple housing-related problems affecting the health of children.
Ohio Department of Health - Lead Poisoning Information
Governmental entity providing program funding, public and professional education, environmental consultation and investigation, case management, and data collection and analysis about the dangers of lead in houses.

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