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Lead Information for Contractors

It is important for resident and neighbor safety that contractors use property safety procedures while doing work in older homes.

  • The United States Environmental Protection Agency requires that at least one contractor per job is certified on lead-safe work practices if the job site is residential or a childcare facility built before 1978.
  • The Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards (DLS) requires certification of all contractors working with lead hazards, including deleading contractors and those who renovate, repair, and paint.


We provide lead-safe renovation training for contractors. This training (plus a passed exam) meets the MA Department of Labor Standards certification requirement.

  • Lead safe removal training schedule 
  • Lead safe removal training application

COVID-19 Update: Trainings are cancelled until further notice.

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