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LEAD Hazard Awareness Module II. Protect Our Children. EPA Requirements. Common renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can create hazardous lead dust and chips by disturbing lead-based paint, which can be harmful to adults and children. EPA Requirements.

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Lead hazard awareness module ii

LEAD Hazard AwarenessModule II

Protect Our Children


Epa requirements

EPA Requirements

  • Common renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can create hazardous lead dust and chips by disturbing lead-based paint, which can be harmful to adults and children.


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EPA Requirements

  • On March 31, 2008, EPA issued a new rule aimed at protecting children from lead-based paint hazards.

  • The rule requires contractors and construction professionals that work in pre-1978 housing or child occupied facilities follow lead-safe work practices.


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EPA Requirements

  • The law takes effect April 22, 2010

  • Until then all contractors should follow these three simple procedures:

    • Contain the work area

    • Minimize the dust

    • Clean up thoroughly


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EPA Requirements

  • Beginning in December 2008 contractors that perform renovations, repair and painting that disturb Lead-Based Paint provide the “Renovate Right:” lead information pamphlet to owners and occupants of child care facilities of children under age six that attend facilities built before 1978.


Who will be affected

Who will be affected?

  • The rule will affect:

    • Renovation contractors

    • Maintenance workers in multi-family housing

    • Painters and other specialty trades

    • In effect, anyone who gets paid to do the work


What facilities

What facilities?

  • Child care facilities are defined as residential, public or commercial buildings where children under age six are present on a regular basis

  • The activity disturbs six square feet inside

  • Or twenty square feet outside.


Property owners

Property Owners

  • You have the ultimate responsibility for the safety of your family, tenants, or children in your care.

  • Mortgage Companies

  • Insurance Agents

  • Real Estate Agencies


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EPA Requirements

  • Property owner is required to have tenants sign a Pre-Renovation Disclosure form which indicates that the tenant received a Renovate Right pamphlet.


Information for contractors

Information for Contractors

  • Required to use lead-safe work practices

  • Become “Certified” to perform lead activities

  • Take training to learn how to perform lead-safe work practices

  • Provide a copy of your certificate of training to your clients.


Lead hazard awareness module ii

Questions?

Questions?

Questions?

Questions?

Questions?


Protect our children

Protect Our Children

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