Lead Based Paint

Lead Based Paint Identification

Lead based paint is a paint film containing lead, which is a heavy metal used to speed the drying process, increase durability and retain a fresh appearance. In 1978 it Lead Based Paintwas banned from use due to its toxicity to humans. Lead based paint toxins can be easily transmitted by touching walls or items and ingesting it by contacting our eyes, nose, mouth or food that enters our bodies.

United Analytical Services has extensive experience with identifying the presence of lead based paint with our qualified professionals. For each project we are brought into, you will receive a thorough assessment clearly identifying the contaminated area. Our assigned team will create an inspection report and abatement design specification to ensure the restriction of the unsafe material, project manage the removal process and test to ensure a safe environment.

Lead Based Paint TestingOur firm employs numerous IDPH licensed lead inspectors, lead risk assessors and lead supervisors for projects including homes, apartment complexes, housing authorities, industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, municipalities and bridge and roadway structures. United Analytical Services designed and managed one of the first lead abatement projects for the Illinois Capital Development Board which involved the conversion of an Illinois National Guard Indoor Firing Range.



United Analytical Services works to create a healthy and safe environment for employees, contractors and guests of your company. Our team of experts continue to develop comprehensive health and safety programs including:

  • General Safety Policies
  • Medical Monitoring
  • Injury Reports
  • Emergency Fire Protection and Prevention Plan
  • Hazard Communication
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Noise Exposure
  • Lockout Program
  • Machine / Tool Safety
  • Welding, Cutting and Brazing
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Industrial Trucks
  • Chemical Management

Be sure to contact UAS today to begin your health and safety plan.