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Lead-Based Paint Compliance

Lead-Based Paint Compliance

Helpful Links

Kentucky Lead Program administered by The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

The Environmental Lead Program is responsible for administering the laws and regulations related to lead detection and abatement.


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing (2012 Edition)

Here you will find helpful information regarding HUD's Healthy Homes guidelines regarding lead based paint.


United States Environmental Protection Agency

EPA's Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP Rule) requires that firms performing renovation, repair, and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities and pre-schools built before 1978 have their firm certified by EPA (or an EPA authorized state), use certified renovators who are trained by EPA-approved training providers and follow lead-safe work practices.


United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration

This section highlights OSHA standards and preambles to final rules (background to final rules).

Kentucky OSH Compliance is responsible for the enforcement of safety and health standards. Compliance officers inspect workplaces for hazardous conditions and issue citations where violations of standards are found. Inspections may be the result of regular scheduling, imminent danger reports, fatalities, and worker complaints or referrals. More information on enforcement can be found on the Kentucky State Plan website.