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State Lead Paint Abatement Tool


State Agencies Lead Abatement and Certification Program
    The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Pollution Control Division is responsible for developing and implementing lead certification and abatement regulations for child occupied facilities and target housing, as mandated by state statute (25-5-1101 C.R.S., et seq.). Specifically, the rules will govern the inspection and assessment of lead based paint and lead based paint hazards, lead contaminated soil and lead contaminated dust, and establish requirements and standards for the abatement of lead based paint hazards. The Colorado State Legislature has adopted the concept of "lead-safe" housing instead of "lead-free" housing. Commensurate with this concept, the goal of the state regulations will not be the removal of all lead-based paint, but the creation of housing and facilities where no significant lead-based paint hazard is present.

Lead Abatement and Certification Regulations

Other Resources

    Certification and Lead Abatement Forms
    Various application forms, including: Application for lead-based paint certification for firms, Application for lead-based paint certification for individuals, Application for lead-based paint training course approval, Colorado lead course notification, Lead-based paint abatement permit application, and Lead-based paint abatement variance request.

    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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