Lead paint

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Lead paint

Usually associated with oil-based paint, or those containing white lead. It is now considered a long-term health hazard, and must be removed if found among habitable spaces.

lead paint

Any paint containing white lead.
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In several settlements, EPA reduced the penalty further under pilot penalty programs for very small lead-based paint businesses.
Consider industry practices in commercial buildings that have further reduced the risk of exposure to lead hazards, as the use of lead-based paint has been dramatically limited since 1978.
In Minnesota, legislators passed a law in 2010 that requires contractors to prove they have certified workers trained to deal with lead-based paint before receiving permits.
IREM legislative staff will continue to monitor the lead-based paint issue and report back when necessary.
Leading international paint company, Berger Paints, has launched an aggressive campaign across the GCC to alert residents in the region about the harmful health effects of lead-based paints, highlighting their toxicity.
In each of the three municipalities, at least one sample of lead-based paint was found in most public playgrounds studied, ranging from 95% of parks in Johannesburg to all parks in Tshwane.
and three territories--to increase public awareness of lead-based paint hazards and to train renovation and remodeling contractors (including painting contractors) to safely work with old, lead-based paint.
Under terms of the settlement, the Morins agreed to enclose exterior, multilevel decks presumed to be finished with lead-based paint at the five properties.
They also stated that paint is not the only form of lead poisoning, and that the state did not prove a solid link between the lead-based paint and the children who have suffered lead poisoning.
A Wisconsin court of appeals has reinstated a lawsuit brought by the city of Milwaukee against two paint manufacturers, seeking reimbursement for the costs of removing lead-based paint from residents' homes.
These promising results could lead to a better comfort zone for C&D recyclers handling concrete that contains lead-based paint (LBP), preventing such paint-coated concrete from going to a landfill.