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If a person purchases a house and plans to conduct a lead abatement before moving his or her family into the house, is that person subject to regulatory requirements (training, certification, work practice standards, etc.) at 40 C.F.R. 745 Subpart L?

Answer: No. If the person intends to perform lead abatement himself, owns the home, intends to use the home as a residence for himself or his immediate family, and a child with an elevated blood lead level (EBL) will not reside in or occupy the home, then the person is excluded from regulation pursuant to 745.220(b).

Question Number: 23002-33440

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