The EPA mandates that all renovation and repair contractors working in pre-1978 homes, schools, and day care centers who disrupt more than six square feet of lead paint are required to become EPA Lead-Safe Certified in lead-safe work practices.
Contractors are required to take a one-day training course and firms must send a short application to the EPA. Those who work on places where children spend time, from large and small contractors to building services professionals are legally obligated to become EPA Lead-Safe Certified.
Learn more: EPA Lead-Safe Certification website
Conformity with EPA Lead-Safe Certification's standard is verified by our own organization (second party).
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Last updated: 20 January 2012