Contractor Health and Safety Guidelines

Painting (Interior) Policy for Contractors

January 2010
any building, including houses built before 1978 must be assumed to contain lead paint, unless tested.
  • Contractors hired to paint must have a minimum of “Lead Safe Work Practice Training” provided by a recognized training company.
Proof of insurance and training is required before work is initiated.
  • Contractors that observe children under the age of 6, or an expectant mother, shall immediately stop work and notify Amherst College Physical Plant Paint Shop or Amherst Rental Housing.

Painting (Exterior) Policy for Contractors