Lead Rules and Regulations
Includes Vermont Regulations for Lead Control; Lead Standards for Protecting Employees, Pre-renovation Notification Rule; and information on Act 165.
- Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home (or PDF)
Before performing any renovation activity, contractors must give dwelling residents a copy of this EPA guide .
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.
Selecting a Contractor
What to consider when hiring a contractor, and listings of licensed contractors.
Lead Standards for Protecting Employees
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.
Essential Maintenance Practices
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