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      RS 30:2351.51     



§2351.51.  Public education

A.  The secretary shall in connection with other state agencies conduct a program of public education on lead hazards.  This program shall include but not be limited to the distribution of educational materials to the general public and to persons living in the vicinity of sites known to pose a lead exposure hazard.

B.  Educational programs and materials developed or authorized by the secretary, the state health officer, or other agencies may include but not be limited to the types of lead containing materials, the health effects of lead exposure, the recognition of lead hazards, proper lead control methods, procedures for reporting hazardous conditions pursuant to R.S. 30:2351.54, and the requirements of this Chapter.

C.  The secretary also shall make available lists of all licensed contractors and accredited training programs.

D.  The secretary shall also make available technical information regarding proper lead control methods, standards for conducting lead hazard reduction activities, and other requirements of this Chapter to property owners and contractors, supervisors, and workers.

E.  All state and local agencies engaged in lead hazard reduction activities shall publish on their Internet website the lead hazard or clearance standards related to the activities performed.  The standards shall match, follow, and adapt to the minimum lead levels established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Acts 1993, No. 224, §1; Acts 1995, No. 1085, §1; Acts 2012, No. 734, §1.

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