Free Lead-Safe Home Projects Workshop

2017-11-16 18:30 - 2017-11-16 20:00
North Portland Tool Library
8105 N Brandon Ave, Portland, OR 97217, USA

Before scraping, sanding, or remodeling any painted surface in pre-1978 housing, check out this class! It’s great for people who want to do a small project that may involve exposure to lead paint, such as sanding down an old window frame or a reused door with potential lead paint, or a small renovation project in an older home. The class will also discuss the requirements for hiring certified contractors to work on pre-1978 housing. Eligible participants will receive a free kit of testing and working materials, as well as valuable information on protecting your family from lead exposure during home renovations.

This basic class is great for people who want to do a small project that may involve exposure to lead paint, such as sanding down an old window frame or a reused door with potential lead paint.
Basic background on history and uses of lead
Project planning and preparation
Lead-Safe work techniques
Project cleanup and dust testing of area
Connections to related resources
The kit for qualified participants includes a starter kit for lead-safe work practices and testing materials, as well as the opportunity borrow a HEPA vacuum.

Interested? To guarantee we bring enough materials for all, please register online at:

www.communityenergyproject.org/get-involved/calendar 
Or call 503-284-6827 ext 108

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