- Posted January 13, 2014 by
EPA Certification earned for Lead Paint Removal in Denver
Ambassador Painting received the Lead Paint Removal EPA Certification in Denver, Colorado. EPA certification is needed to keep home owners, children, animals, neighbors, as well as our crew safe from lead paint dust when removing old paint before repainting a house exterior or interior.
The process involves face masks a lot of plastic and hard work. If a company is found doing this kind of job without this certification they could be sued as could the home owner. The Home owner may be sued by their neighbors! Ambassador Painting is also required and committed to keep up with all certification updates.
Ambassador Painting is now fully certified to work on house Lead Based Paint (LBP) removal projects safely. Houses built pre-1978, must be tested before starting any surface preparation or repairs to interior or exterior surfaces.
The Ambassador Painting staff has been educated about the important requirements to properly protect people and property when it comes to Lead Based Paint removal. They are also required to educate, complete associated paperwork, follow specific work practices and complete additional cleanup to meet these EPA requirements.
Ambassador Painting begins lead paint removal projects with informing and educating the Home owners of the health risks associated with Lead Based Paint. In addition, if the property is suspected to have Lead Based Paint, they are now trained to perform a test to confirm or deny the existence of lead.
If the house is deemed to contain Lead Based Paint then several documents are now required to be signed by the home owners. Lead safe work procedures must be performed on all areas that have been confirmed to contain lead.
The proper preparation procedures involve our staff personnel, the work area and the type of tools that must be used along with proper cleanup methods that are required to be followed according to the EPA Certification guidelines.
Wanda co-owner of Ambassador Painting stated " we could have continued in business without this certification but We simply felt that for the protection of our customers along with our desire to go above and beyond our regular duties, we decided to add this training certification for the interest of community safety.