Beginning April 22, 2010, federal law requires contractors that disturb lead-based paint to be certified and follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination in Homes, Job Sites, Child Care Facilities, Schools
What is the purpose of EPA’s lead-based paint activities regulation?
These regulations protect the public from hazards of improperly conducted lead-based paint activities. They contain several elements, including:
• Training and Certification requirements to ensure the proficiency of contractors who offer to conduct leadbased paint inspection, risk assessment and abatement services in residences and day care centers.
• Accreditation requirements to ensure that training programs provide quality instruction in current and effective work practices.
• Work practice standards to ensure that lead-based paint activities are conducted safely, reliably and effectively.
• We provide EPA approved Lead Safety Training for your employees.