Watch this video to get a better understanding of the potential health and economical risks associated with lead poisoning. The subject of this video is a contractor that accidentally poisoned a family as a result of unsafe work practices by not following the new EPA Lead RRP Renovation Procedures. It emphasizes the importance of attaining EPA Lead Certification and the profound impact it can have on everyone involved with a renovation project on older homes.
Dean Johnson visits a remodeling project to discuss the lead-safe practices required when contractors are hired to work on homes built before the 1978 ban on lead. (Get more info by visiting EPA.gov/getleadsafe, where you can find a list of lead-safe certified renovators, or by calling 1-800-424-LEAD)