LEAD PAINT POISONING PREVENTION AND CONTROL
I. No person shall perform or cause to be performed lead base substance abatement, in-place management, or interim controls in a dwelling or dwelling unit, or in any child care facility, in any manner other than as provided for in rules adopted under RSA 130-A:10.
II. No person shall perform or cause to be performed a lead inspection or lead risk assessment, as defined in HE-P 1600, in a dwelling or dwelling unit or in a child care facility in any manner other than as provided for in rules adopted under RSA 130-A:10.
III. No child or pregnant woman shall be present in a leased or rented dwelling or dwelling unit, or in a child care facility, during the period of lead hazard reduction when the method of reduction causes the release of lead base substances which may be inhaled or ingested. The dwelling or dwelling unit or the child care facility shall not be reoccupied until an inspection is performed which indicates the lead exposure hazard has been reduced. The commissioner shall include this prohibition in any order issued under RSA 130-A:7.
IV. No person performing inspections or lead risk assessments, as defined in HE-P 1600, for the presence of lead base substances as a lead inspector or lead risk assessor after lead hazard reduction shall perform or have performed the lead hazard reduction.
V. No person shall advertise or otherwise offer or make available services as a lead inspector, lead risk assessor, or lead abatement contractor without being licensed under RSA 130-A:12.
VI. No person shall engage any individual for lead base substance abatement who has not been tested and certified under RSA 130-A:12. However, individuals not certified under RSA 130-A:12, II, may engage in activities related to a lead exposure hazard reduction plan, such as, but not limited to, installation of exterior siding, carpet or paving, or application of encapsulants, provided that the individual does not engage directly in lead based substance abatement and the plan is reviewed and approved by a contractor licensed under RSA 130-A:12, I.
VII. No training program shall be offered in this state for the purposes of training lead inspectors, lead risk assessors, lead abatement contractors, lead clearance testing technicians, or lead abatement workers that has not been certified under RSA 130-A:12.
Source. 1993, 325:2. 1995, 310:183. 1997, 165:10, 11. 2000, 96:7. 2007, 293:5, eff. Jan. 1, 2008.