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Why You Need an EPA Lead-Safe Certified Electrician

You’re probably aware of lead concerns with paint and plumbing, but did you know it’s a concern in electrical work, too? 

The Lead, Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule

Reducing lead levels has been one of the most successful health goals, with anover 90% decline in blood lead levels since the mid-1970s. But the research that has accompanied it has discovered that even small amounts of lead can be harmful, especially to young children. Even ordinary maintenance and renovation activities can create harmful lead dust. That’s why The Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule establishes requirements for firms and individuals performing work that disturbs certain types of painted surfaces. 

Who the Rule Affects

Part of the Rule includes education and training that leads to a certification, and that certification is now mandatory for any company or individual who performs work that disturbs paint in housing and child-occupied facilities built before 1978. It includes residential property owners and managers, general contractors, and specialty contractors, including painters, plumbers, carpenters and electricians.

Allstar Electrical is an EPA Lead-Safe Certified Firm

Allstar Electrical Services is proud to be an EPA Lead-Safe Certified Firm. Our electricians undergo extensive training on how to identify potential hazards and prevent lead contamination on any work they are called to do. We’re also members of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) as well as the Independent Electrical Contractors Association (IEC) and actively participate in their education and training programs in order to bring our customers the latest in quality electrical contracting techniques.

Professional, Safe Electrical Services in Denver

Don’t risk your family’s health and safety by hiring underqualified contractors. The pros at Allstar Electrical Services offer homeowners, builders and businesses reliable, professional electrical work that is safe and up to code.

Whatever your electrical needs may be, call Allstar Electrical at 303.399.7420 or visit our website. Then use our handy on-line forms to request an estimate or set up an appointment. We’ve served the Front Range for over 15 years and are top-rated by the BBB and Angie’s List.

Allstar also offers 24/7 radio-dispatched emergency service throughout our Front Range service area.

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