The requirements apply to renovation, repair or painting activities. The rule does not apply to minor maintenance or repair activities where less than six square feet of lead-based paint is disturbed in a room or where less then 20 square feet of lead-based paint is disturbed on the exterior.
Are lead safe work practices required for any job that will disturb in a home built before 1978?
Work performed by landlords or their employees in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities must be performed using lead safe work practices, if lead-based paint or presumed lead-based paint is disturbed.
Do all homes built before 1978 have lead paint?
In California, all homes built before 1978 are presumed to contain lead. (17 Cal. Code Regs., § 35043.)
What year is lead safe?
A lead-safe renovator certification is for a person who directs and does lead-safe renovation work in pre-1978 homes or facilities with children.
Which of the following is a lead renovation activity?
Common renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can create hazardous lead dust and chips by disturbing lead-based paint, which can be harmful to adults and children.
What is the LRRP rule?
The LRRP rule requires contractors to assume lead-based paint is present in the housing and buildings covered by the LRRP rule unless testing is done before beginning the job to determine that all surfaces affected by the renovation are lead-free.