Posts marked "Lead Paint"

In April 2008, EPA issued its Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, which required the use of lead-safe work practices during renovation, repair or painting activities in pre-1978 homes.  The 2008 rule, however, allowed owner-occupants to “opt-out” of that requirement by certifying that there were no children under the age of 6 living in the … Read Post


In April 2008, EPA promulgated regulations governing renovations in target housing (i.e., any housing constructed prior to 1978) and child-occupied facilities.  The rule requires contractors to become certified by EPA, to notify owners and occupants before commencing renovations that disturb lead-based paint, and to follow certain safe work practices in conducting such work.  The certification … Read Post


In April 2008, EPA promulgated regulations governing renovations in target housing (i.e., any housing constructed prior to 1978) and child-occupied facilities.  The rule was designed to ensure that owners and occupants of target housing and child-occupied facilities receive information on lead-based paint hazards prior to the commencement of renovations and to ensure that firms performing … Read Post