Lead-based paint abatement must be conducted by state-certified firms and individuals. State requirements include training, certification, accreditation and work practice standards. The requirements apply to housing constructed prior to 1978, and child-occupied facilities. These requirements are found in Colorado Air Quality Control Regulation No. 19 and the Colorado Revised Statute 25-7-1101, et seq.
- The removal of lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust, the permanent enclosure or encapsulation of lead-based paint, the replacement of lead-painted surfaces or fixtures, and the removal or covering of lead-contaminated soil.
- All preparation, cleanup, disposal, and post-abatement clearance testing activities associated with such measures.