Effective April 22, 2010- Contractors need to:
Lead dust hurts kids and expectant mothers!
Repair or remodeling projects disturb lead paint which produces lead dust. Small quantities of lead dust, even amounts as small as a piece of letter size paper will poison a 1,500 sq. ft. house or apartment, causing inspection failure.
Please review the EPA Renovation, Repair & Painting Rule.
You can download the EPA Small Entity Compliance Guide, a handbook for contractors, property managers and maintenance personnel working in homes and child-occupied facilities built before 1978.
For additional information visit the EPA website or call the United States Environmental Protection Agency at (415) 947-4164.