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The U.S. Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule and The Lead Safe Housing Rule

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Building renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can often create hazardous lead dust and chips by disturbing lead-based paint.To try and reduce the risk of lead contamination affecting people’s health as a result of building renovations on April 22, 2008, the EPA declared the Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule. It requires that companies performing […]