epa: New Lead Paint Requirements for Contractors Renovating Homes Built Prior to 1978 - 03/23/10 01:49 PM

Effective April 22nd, 2010, all renovations performed by contractors on homes or buildings built before 1978 must be performed under the new guidelines set forth by the EPA.  These guidelines include requiring the firm and the renovator to be certified in lead-safe work practices by the EPA under the Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program.  This program applies to residential houses, apartments, and child-occupied facilities such as schools and day care centers built before 1978. 
All contractors are required to distribute a lead pamphlet before starting any renovation work.  In general, any activity which disturbs paint in an area … (0 comments)

 
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