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State Lead Paint Abatement Tool
Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Health
Lead Abatement and Certification Program
On August 29, 1996, the Environmental Protection Administration, under the authority of the amended Toxic Substances Control Act of 1992, issued a rule developed to ensure that all lead-based paint inspections, risk assessments, and abatements would be conducted by trained and certified individuals using safe and effective methods.
Lead Abatement and Certification Regulations
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.