THE LEAD-SAFE CERTIFIED GUIDE TO RENOVATE RIGHT.
If your home was built before 1978, there is a good chance it has lead-based paint. In 1978, the federal government banned consumer uses of lead-containing paint, but some states banned it even earlier. Lead from paint, including lead-contaminated dust, is one of the most common causes of lead poisoning.
Is your home, your building, or the child care facility or school your children attend being renovated, repaired, or painted?