Cluttered
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Cluttered

Homes . (Hoarders). Conducting Lead Identification Services. In A Cluttered Dwelling. POTENTIAL HAZARDS. CLUTTER causes other hazards beyond lead.. Pests & Vermin. Fire Hazards. Biological Problems (Asthma, Molds).

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Cluttered Homes (Hoarders)

Conducting Lead Identification ServicesIn A Cluttered Dwelling

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POTENTIAL HAZARDS

CLUTTER causes other hazards beyond lead.Pests & VerminFire HazardsBiological Problems (Asthma, Molds)Trip & Fall HazardsOther Physical Injuries

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SERVICE ISSUES

CLUTTER complicates other areas of service.Parts of the dwelling may be inaccessibleRemoval/shifting of items may not be permitted by ownerPossible referral to mental health agencies or social service organizations

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COMMUNITY APPROACHES

Require the owner to de-clutter before they may qualify for the program.Hire a professional cleaning team.Disqualify the dwelling from a proposed program or initiative.Conduct the Lead Assessments to determine status of dwelling prior to acceptance into the programIf there are NO lead hazards, can the clutter be contained outside the work area?If there are ANY lead hazards, work cannot continue until clutter is removed.

CLUTTER can require special considerations.

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COMMUNITY APPROACHES

Lead dust hazards CANNOT be controlled until clutter has been removed.Clutter must be contained outside of the work areas, leaving pathways to allow access to other hazards.Clearance testing is conducted on pathways and hazard areas only.Make sure your Inspector/Risk Assessor is on board prior to clearance testing.

CLUTTER can complicatecontrol methods.