Archive for the ‘lead paint’ Category
Washington State contractors are required to “check before you wreck,” but are there ways to circumvent this requirement?
Contractors like plumbers, electricians, painters and window replacement experts can inadvertently expose children to harmful levels of lead from invisible dust disturbed during jobs they perform every day.
In September 2012, the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control revised the Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing.
Are ceramic tiles, toilets, sinks and urinals lead hazards and should they be tested with lead-based paint containing building materials during a typical renovation or demolition project?