WPOA May 2015
It’s Time to Delead
We started the evening with the May 2015 Business Update.
Then we moved on to learning all about lead paint:
- Dr. Robin Felker, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
- Why is lead hazardous?
- What is the treatment for lead poisoning and what are its drawbacks?
- Have the lead laws reduced the incidence of lead poisoning in Massachusetts?
- Doug Desmarais, licensed deleading contractor and passionate presenter
- Best methods for landlords to delead
- Difference between deleading and lead safe renovation
- Gary Kelleher, licensed inspector
- How to pass your inspections the first time
- How to renovate in compliance with EPA rules
- Philip Salmon, City of Worcester
- Federal, State, and Local Penalties
- Grants, state tax credits, & other sources of funding