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State Lead Paint Abatement Tool


State Agencies Lead Abatement and Certification Program
    EPA certifies private firms, public housing agencies, local and state government agencies, and non-profit organizations that perform or offer to perform lead-based paint services. In addition to larger firms and agencies, small firms (including sole proprietor firms) must be certified in order to perform lead abatement activities. EPA also certifies individuals of the organizations. Individuals certified in one of five categories must work for certified firms, agencies, or non-profit organizations.

Lead Abatement and Certification Regulations

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    Certification and Accreditation Application Forms
    Each form has a related set of detailed instructions to help you correctly prepare the form, so that your information package will be complete when you send it in. Please be sure to read the instructions before completing the form.

    Small Entity Compliance Guide to Renovate Right EPA's Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program. EPA published this document to help small businesses comply with the new Lead-based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program requirements (40 CFR 745, Subpart E), issued April 22, 2008 (73 FR 21692). The guide, Small Entity Compliance Guide to Renovate Right: EPA's Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program, is for contractors, painters, property managers, maintenance personnel, and other professionals that disturb painted surfaces while working in homes and child-occupied facilities, such as child care centers and schools, built before 1978.

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