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There’s no doubt about it, lead paint is bad for business. Unfortunately, it’s all too common in older industrial and commercial spaces. The presence of lead paint should be taken seriously, as it can negatively impact the health of your employees and the environment, and open the door to potential legal and financial consequences for your company.
Lead paint is a serious problem but, thankfully, it is possible to rid your business of lead paint for good. At Wickens Dry Ice Blasting, we have extensive experience with lead paint abatement and offer a variety of specialized removal techniques that are safe for your employees, your company, and the environment. Read below for more information on the negative affects of lead paint – and how you can rid your company of this toxic substance.
Lead paint can cause health problems
The presence of lead paint can have serious implications for the health of your employees, managers, or building occupants. Lead is a toxic substance, and failure to have it properly removed means that your staff is at risk of progressive health problems. In fact, on-the-job exposure is one of the most common causes of lead poisoning in adults. Employees can rightfully refuse to work in an environment that has lead paint, resulting in production delays at a high cost to your business. Therefore, if you discover lead paint in one of your buildings, it’s important to work with a reputable company to ensure its swift, and safe, removal.
Leaving lead-based paint untreated puts your company in a vulnerable position. There is the possibility of fines and other legal action as a result of exposure-related health problems, or even environmental consequences due to improper removal techniques. Older buildings and factories in particular should be checked for lead paint so as to avoid having the government step in and assign an environmental consultant to carry out testing, which can affect your production times. Proactively cleaning up lead paint with a company that understands appropriate removal and disposal techniques ensures that your company will be able to get back to business as quickly and efficiently as possible – without any additional delays or financial obligations.
If lead paint is discovered on one of your properties, it’s important that it’s removed, cleaned, and disposed of correctly. Improper clean up can actually help lead particles spread throughout your building, resulting in harmful consequences for your employees, and the external environment. Our experienced staff is able to use all possible blasting methods on any one job, ensuring that we’re able to safely remove lead paint without damaging the building surface, or creating any harmful secondary waste.