Lead can be hidden within many different areas of your home or office. Once lead has been ingested or absorbed, it is nearly impossible for your body to get rid of it.
Lead can be found in paint, dust, and water. Growing bodies absorb lead more quickly and therefore it is especially important to be aware of if you are planning to become pregnant, about to bring home a new baby, or have young children already.
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Where is lead found?
Lead can be hidden in many different areas of your home or office. Here are a few common sources:
Who is at risk?
Children and Pregnant Women are most at risk.
How can I minimize the risk of lead exposure?
The most important factor to reducing the risk for potential lead poisoning it to find it early. Testing for potential hazards and keeping the indoor environment clean are key to preventing lead related issues.
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Lead can be tested in paint, dust, water, soil and air. The lab analysis will show whether lead is present as well as the levels present in the specific source.
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Why is lead testing important?
What type of lead testing can be performed?
Lead can be tested in paint, dust, water, soil, and air. Depending on the concerns one or all of these methods may be used. The lab analysis will show not only whether lead is present but also the levels present in the specific source.
Does Maypole perform Local Law 1 compliance inspections?
Yes! Maypole performs all types of inspections as required by Local Law 1 including:
Does Maypole provide lead dust wipe services?
Yes! Maypole provides a full range of lead dust wipe inspections including:
Can Maypole inspect for lead in school's drinking water?
Yes! Maypole provides a full range of services surrounding Title X NYS Code Rules and Regulations subpart 67-4 - Lead in School's Drinking Water.
New York City has recently lowered lead-based paint thresholds and increased laws and regulations. It is crucial for property owners to understand the new laws in order to stay compliant and avoid unnecessary fines.