Lead-Based Paint

OES - Permit Support Services Division
Notifications and Accreditations Section
P.O. Box 4313
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4313
Physical Address:
602 North 5th St
BR, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 219-3300
Fax: (225) 325-8282

HUD and EPA Guidelines to Interim Controls

Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing (2012 Edition)

Superfund Lead-Contaminated Residential Sites Handbook

Lead Hazard Notification Form (LHN)

LDEQ Lead-based Paint Brochure

Attention: If you are not on the Email Distribution List and would like to be added for Notices for Asbestos and/or Lead information, please email  Charles Finley at to request that you be added to the list. See the presentations as well as accreditation applications and notifications below:

Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors (LSLBC) According to LDEQ regulations, Lead-based Paint abatement contractors must be licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors. For information to obtain a license to abate Lead-based Paint, you may contact the LSLBCby phone, 225-765-2301 or view their web site for additional information at:

USEPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule Overview - This federal regulation applies to companies who perform renovations, remodeling, repairs, and painting in taget housing and child-occupied facilities.Please contact EPA Region 6 with any questions regarding this rule.

EPA Approved Renovation, Repair & Painting (RRP) Program Training Providers in Louisiana (Contact EPA for additional information)

USEPA Fees for Accreditation of Training Programs and Certification of Lead-based Paint Activities and Renovation Contractors

Lead-based Paint Contact

Charles Finley

Surveillance Staff Asbestos and Lead Regional Contacts

Lead-based Paint Regulations

Louisiana Environmental Regulatory Code(ERC), Title 33:Part III (Louisiana Air Quality Regulations,Chapter 28: Lead-Based Paint Rule--Recognition, Accreditation, Licensure, and Standards for ConductingLead-Based Paint Activities

Lead Accreditation and Notification Forms

Lead-based Paint Examination

Lead Exam Instructions

Louisiana Lead Accredited Lists by Discipline

Lead Trainer and Training Information

  • Lead Training Providers Most Training Providers can custom build a training class to meet your needs or schedule a class for several persons if one is not scheduled. If needed, please contact the Training Providers to schedule a class, or determine the next available class.
  • Lead Active Trainers List

Lead Fact Sheets

Link to the Office of Public Health's Heavy Metal Surveillance Webpage is:

The link to a detailed document on adult lead exposure (sources, OSHA guidelines, testing & reporting) is:

LDHH Lead Brochure 2011: Educating Families about the Dangers of Lead

Contact for La. DHH programs: Michelle Lackovic (504) 219-4518

Link to HUD is:

EPA Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule Information

Overview of the EPA Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (April 2008) This is a federal program, which is not being promulgated by LDEQ. Please contact EPA regarding questions on the federalregulations, and on the information in the booklet below .

Federal Lead Renovation, Repair, & Paint regulations promulgated by EPA on March 31, 2008:

The new Renovate Right pamphlet can be purchased on the GPO online catalogue for $1.06 per booklet, plus shipping. 406(b) renovators are required to start distributing these in December 2008. You can also see the booklet online at the following link:

Recalled Products Due to Lead Contamination and Other Hazards

To see this recall on US Consumer Product Safety Commissions' (CPSC's) web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:

The National Lead Poisoning Preventioninformation can be found at the CDC at:; or at theUSEPA Lead web site at: