As of April 22, 2010 renovation, repair and painting contractors must:
The RRP rule affects contractors, property managers and others who disturb known or presumed lead-based paint during renovation activities done for compensation. This includes most repair, remodeling and maintenance jobs, such as but not limited to, window replacement, weatherization and demolition. The rule applies to any work that disturbs painted surfaces in residential houses, apartments and child-occupied facilities such as schools and day-care centers built before 1978. ServiceMaster Quality Services fulfills this RRP Certified requirement.
Fines for violating the RRP Rule requirements can be up to $37,500 per incident per day!!
Learn more about the rule at http://www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/renovation.htm