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Lead-Paint Safety, At Home And On The Job

Whether you're remodeling an older home or just living in one, the paint must be treated with respect, especially if young children are involved

A practical discussion of how to handle lead paint around the home and at the job site. The author describes testing and maintenance procedures, removal techniques, and specialized equipment and resources for dealing with lead safely. Includes a sidebar on exterior lead paint.

UPDATE (10/1/10): THE LEAD-SAFE RESOURCE CENTER HAS LAUNCHED AT FINEHOMEBUILDING.COM

Learn all you need to know about compliance, certification, tools, equipment, costs, and lead-safety at
www.finehomebuilding.com/lead-safe 

From Fine Homebuilding150 , pp. 66-73 November 1, 2002