EPA Certified Contractor NAT-82786-1
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.
To protect against this risk, on April 22, 2008, EPA issued a rule requiring the use of lead-safe practices and other actions aimed at preventing lead poisoning. Under the rule, beginning April 22, 2010, contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978 must be certified and must follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination.
EPA requires that firms performing renovation, repair, and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in pre-1978 homes, child care facilities and schools be certified by EPA and that they use certified renovators who are trained by EPA-approved training providers to follow lead-safe work practices.
For more information as to how this may affect you, click the following link to view, print, and/or download EPA’s brochure, in PDF format: The Lead-Safe Certified Guide To Renovate Right.
Gaudette Electric, Inc.
PO Box 2820 | Homosassa Springs, FL 34447-2820
Phone (352) 628-3064 | Fax (352) 628-3064
Florida State License #EC0001149