Some jobs and hobbies can result in lead exposure, including:

  • Renovating and painting
  • Mining
  • Smelting
  • Battery recycling
  • Refinishing old furniture
  • Auto body work
  • Working with stock cars (weights used in stock cars)
  • Hunting (shot and reloading lead ammunition)
  • Fishing (fishing sinkers and jigs)
  • Stained glass (came and solder)
  • Making pottery (dyes and glazes)

How am I exposed to lead in jobs & hobbies?

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What are the health effects?

  • What are the health effects?

    Most people who have lead in their blood do not look or act sick. However, there is no safe level of lead in the blood. 

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How can I protect myself and my household?

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