Saturday, July 26, 2014

New Amendments to Deleading and Lead-safe Renovation Regulations

 454 CMR 22.00 applies to the activities of employers, employees and others engaged in deleading of residences containing dangerous levels of lead, except for the activities of: owners of residential premises and owners' agents who perform deleading work in accordance with regulations promulgated by the Director of the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program pursuant to M.G.L. c. 111 s. 197(d); and contractors who, pursuant to 105 CMR 460.175(A) or the activities in accordance with 105 CMR 460.15(A) or the activities set forth at 105 CMR 460.100(D) in or on short-term vacation or recreational rentals.   Lead Safe Renovation 454 CMR 22.00 also applies to all renovation work conducted for compensation in Target Housing and Child-Occupied Facilities.

More information can be found at Massachusetts Law About Lead Poisoning and Control