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Are you an owner of a contracting company engaged in one or more of these activities?
Did you know, that new EPA regulations regarding disturbance of lead-based paint went into effect April 22, 2010? Did you know that failure to comply with the new regulations can result in your firm being charged fines of up to $32,500 per day?
If a building was constructed prior to 1978, there is a chance that it was painted with lead-based paint. If your activities disturb more than 6 square feet of an interior space, or 20 square feet of a building’s exterior, you are required to be in compliance.
Here are just a few of the items now required for compliance:
The new rules are directed first at residential structures, but also include any other building where children are likely to be present: schools, day-care facilities, common areas of apartment complexes or condominiums, office buildings with day care centers, child wards in hospitals, etc.
Your firm may become compliant with a one-day course, and an application to the EPA, and a $300 license fee. But note these two things:
Follow the link below to the EPA website for more details,together with a link to an approved training facility.