Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more


  • Comment
new publications

People working in buildings constructed before the 1970s, and where the metal or wooden surfaces have not been re-painted since then, may still encounter lead-containing paints. The British Coatings Federation has produced a 16-page booklet, Old Lead Painted Surfaces, as a guide to repainting and removal. It explains where lead is likely to be present in paint, the tests to confirm its presence, and the level of hazard.

The booklet is available from the British Coatings Federation, tel: 01372 360660.

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs

AJ Jobs