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.