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Builders Site Protection Helps Customers Meet New EPA Lead Abatement Regulations

Vista, CA, April 10, 2010 --( Builders Site Protection announced today that they are committed to providing builders with the mandatory supplies they need to meet the new EPA lead abatement regulations. Beginning on April 22nd 2010, contractors performing work that disturbs lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978 will be required to take specific measures to minimize dust and prevent toxic lead from negatively impacting public health.

Pat Mullen, president and C.E.O. of Builders Site Protection states, “The new EPA lead abatement regulations will affect millions of builders and contractors, many of whom are still confused as to how to fully comply. That’s why Builders Site Protection supplies renovation, repair, and painting (RRP) projects with all of the dust containment tools and safety gear required to properly address lead abatement requirements.” Listed below are several new requirements and products that help builders and contractors comply with these new EPA regulations:

Contain the work area:

Zipwall®: Builders Site Protection carries Zipwall®, an easy to install dust containment system that tightly seals off the work area and prevents the spread of dust.

Kontrol Kube® isolation units: These temporary mobile containment and isolation units can also be equipped to achieve a negative pressure environment. Controls lead paint dust and airborne particulates and pathogens and assists in meeting OSHA & ACGIH levels of permissible nuisance dust.

Protective tape: Builders Site Protection sells several types of thick, durable tapes of superior quality that will ensure that no lead paint dust will spread outside the containment area.

Minimize dust:
Floor protection: Using floor protection products and carpet masking helps contain the spread of dust and assists in easy and quick clean up.

Duct covers: Tightly seal vents in lead abatement work areas with thick and effective duct cover film or OSHA-approved Pro-Vent™ covers.

Heavy Plastic sheeting: Cover large appliances in your work area with heavy plastic sheeting to ensure safe and effective containment.

Protect yourself:
Disposable Clothing: Workers should wear disposable painters’ hats, gloves and coveralls

Protective Equipment: Eye wear and N-100 rated disposable respirators should be used on all lead abatement projects to minimize worker contact.

For more information about Builders Site Protection or to order products that will help you meet lead abatement requirements, please call Cathy Zahnow at (760) 597-1390 or email Cathy at


Builders Site Protection is a woman-owned temporary surface protection provider founded in 2004 in San Diego, CA. President and C.E.O. Patricia Mullen founded the company to manufacture alternatives to the limited selection of surface protection products available for the construction trades. Builders Site Protection is a certified disadvantaged business (WBE/DBE) committed to providing superior products and unparalleled customer service. For more information, visit the website at
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Carole Zahnow

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