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State Lead Paint Abatement Tool
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Health
Lead Abatement and Certification Program
EPA is administering training and certification programs for lead abatement workers and contractors in Arizona.
Lead in Arizona: Pollution Prevention Opportunities
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.
This report is the result of a grant, in 1995, to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
(ADEQ), Pollution Prevention Unit from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The main focus
of the grant was to provide Toxic Chemical Release Inventory Report (TRI) assistance and to analyze
Arizonas Pollution Prevention Plans and TRI results in relation to lead in the Arizona environment
and to develop ways for industries to prevent lead releases.
U.S. EPA Lead-Based Paint Program
The State of Arizona does not have its own Lead-Based Paint Program. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is running the program in this state.
The Screening Policy & Guidance for Preventing Childhood Lead Poisoning in Arizona
In 1997, the CDC recommended that state health officials develop a statewide plan for childhood lead poisoning screening by convening an inclusive planning committee. This recommendation entailed a move away from the CDC's previous recommendation for universal screening of all children to a risk-based approach to screening. CDC suggested that targeted screening of high-risk children might be appropriate under certain conditions.