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Commercial Laboratory Lead Testing Services
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Construction (Design and Management) Regulations on Lead Paint AssessmentsUnder CDM regulations, the Health and Safety File created and maintained by the Principal Designer should contain an assessment of hazardous materials – including lead paints and special coatings. This information should be made available to contractors to determine how to safely remove and dispose of such materials.

Construction projects that could involve exposure to lead include:-

  • Renovation
  • Repair
  • Redecoration
  • Assembly and disassembly of prefabricated elements
  • Removal of waste

Heritage Testing Limited can assist with:-

  • Identifying presence of lead and other toxic metals in paint particularly older paint undercoats
  • Detection of lead in dust
  • Lead abatement – verification that a contractor has not left a building or surrounding area in a contaminated condition after refurbishment works
  • Advice on how to manage the risks associated with lead
  • Advice on cleaning of lead contaminated sites e.g. following inadvertent sanding of lead paint

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Paint Toxicity and Risk

An in depth article on paint toxicity and risk assessment, written by us for The Building Conservation Directory 2018.

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