Protect Yourself from Lead-Based Paint

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking for your help!  In 2010 the EPA’s Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule went into effect. The rule requires contractors performing renovation, repair or painting work that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child-care facilities, and schools built before 1978 to be certified. Contractors must follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination.

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