About 50 years ago, most of the houses were coated (painted) with lead paints. They were not aware of the harmful effect of lead on human health. But now almost all the people are aware about the harmful effects of lead thus avoid using these lead paints and other lead substances. Nowadays, there are many lead safety courses and practices established which help in providing you proper knowledge and methods of controlling lead in your area.
Different types of trainers
There are wide varieties of lead safety trainers. Most common and popular trainers have been described as follows.
- Certified renovators– These renovators are certified by EPA (environmental protection agency).These renovators will post or display warning signals and limit access to work area. Lead safety training and work practices help in minimizing and controlling the harmful effect of lead. There are common renovation techniques like sanding, demolition and cutting which produce harmful lead dust. If you are looking to remodeling and renovating your house or any other building then you must concern with these renovators.
- Constructor or repairer – These constructors and repairers are also certified by environmental protection agency. These repairers and constructors help in repairing of old door, windows, and other materials where there is certain chance of lead exposure.
- Painters – In recent times, most of the painters and renovators suggested lead based paints. At that time, they were unaware about the harmful effects of lead paints. But in recent time lead based paints have been banned. Lead paints mostly affect the children causing severe mental and physical problems.
Benefits of lead safety work
Main benefit of lead safety training and work is that it helps in preventing us from several hazardous diseases like kidney damage, high blood pressure and many other physical and mental problems.