For building managers, insurance companies and property owners when it comes to lead hazards concerns, it is absolutely better to know than to not know.
It is scary knowing how widely lead was used before it was banned in 1978. Prior to that year, many apartment buildings, schools and other commercial buildings regularly utilized this hazardous material. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, lead still remains in about 24 million housing units nationwide. This means that there are still a large number of people in danger of being exposed to lead in New York State.
While this figure may seem staggering, there are easy steps you can take in order to look after the health of your residents as well as your liabilities. If you’re responsible for a property which contains lead, or if you expose lead during the course of renovation or construction work, you could be found liable under federal, New York state and city law. EcoSpect lead consulting is an easy step you can take to protect the health of your residents as well as your liabilities.
Protect yourself by ensuring that the property you own, manage or are working on, is lead free.
Here at EcoSpect, we employ experienced, EPA certified inspectors who have access to the best technologies available to ensure that your housing units, property or construction site is free of lead. Call us today at 585-207-3830 to schedule an appointment.
EcoSpect serves the following counties in New York: Oswego, Onondaga, Cortland, Yates, Seneca, Cayuga, Schuyler, Chemung, Broome, Chenango, and Tompkins. To see the full list of cities we serve, click here.
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