Lead Resource Guide for Contractors

Lead Rules and Regulations

Includes Vermont Regulations for Lead Control; Lead Standards for Protecting Employees, Pre-renovation Notification Rule; and information on Act 165.

Essential Maintenance Practices (EMP) and Vermont Lead Law (pdf)

Vermont Regulations for Lead Control (pdf)

Pre-Renovation Notification Rule 406(B)

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Licensed Lead Abatement Contractor

Information and applications for lead licensing and lead abatement permitting.

Becoming a licensed abatement contractor
Portal to asbestos and lead regulatory information.

Lead Individual Contractor Application Form (pdf)

Lead Entity Contractor Application Form (pdf)

Lead Abatement Permit Application Form (pdf)

Selecting a Contractor
What to consider when hiring a contractor, and listings of licensed contractors.

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Lead Standards for Protecting Employees

Department of Health Lead and Asbestos Regulatory Program

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - Lead Home
OSHA standards, effective dates for enforcement of the lead standard, background to final rules, Federal Registers (rules, proposed rules, and notices), instructions for compliance officers, and standard interpretations related to lead in the general industry and shipyard employment.

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Essential Maintenance Practices

Essential Maintenance Practices (EMP) and Vermont Lead Law (pdf)

Facts and Information

Sources of Lead
Facts about lead exposure through paint, soil, air, water, food and food containers and through job activities.

Lead Paint and Renovation Safety
Advice on renovating old houses and removing lead paint.

Lead Paint Safety: A Field Guide for Painting, Home Maintenance and Renovation Work (pdf)
US Department of Housing and Urban Development

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