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Lead Safe Work Practices

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If you perform routine maintenance on homes or apartments built before 1978, you need to plan and safely carry out the work, while minimizing the disturbance of lead-based paint.  Below are some Web sites with step-by-step instructions detailing what you need to do to work lead smart and work lead safe.

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For more information about Lead Safe Work Practices, visit http://www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/leadsafetybk.pdf

Region 3 The Mid-Atlantic States


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