Lead and Hazardous Paint Removal

Lead is a toxic substance that can affect people of any age. Lead is most dangerous if it has been damaged or disturbed. Lead can accumulate in the body over time, depositing in the bones and teeth. Even exposure to small amounts can pose a health hazard.

Evidence links lead exposure to:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Reduced fertility and birth defects
  • Kidney damage
  • Impacts nervous system
  • Cancer and Anaemia
  • Behavioural changes


Lead paint is generally found on:

  • Window frames
  • Doors
  • Skirting Boards
  • Kitchen and bathroom cupboards
  • Exterior and interior walls.
  • Metal surfaces including gutters and fascias

All Serve Group procedures for Lead removal and remediation are in accordance with WHS Regulations, National Standards and SafeWork Code of Practices:

  • Australian Standard AS4361.1:2017, Guide to Hazardous Paint Management, Part 1:
    Lead and other hazardous metallic pigments in industrial applications.
  • Australian Standard AS4361.2:2017, Guide to Hazardous Paint Management, Part 2:
    Lead paint in Residential, Public and Commercial Buildings.
  • Managing risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace 2020
  • Work Health & Safety Regulation 2017

Our teams’ level of expertise in Lead contaminated works ensures that the most effective and efficient methodology of Lead removal and remediation is implemented for your job, including encapsulation processes, chemical removal process and wet scrape process (this includes the use of H Class HEPA filter vacuums.

All Lead removal and remediation services at Serve Group are completed with the utmost safety precautions ensuring all stakeholders involved with the project are protected. Our team will ensure you are kept well informed and updated throughout the duration of your project.


All employees at Serve Group undergo relevant medicals including health monitoring, blood tests, fit tests for their RPE (Respiratory Protective Equipment).

Serve Group have recently completed Lead paint and Lead contaminated dust works for the Australian Defence Force, further reinforcing our commitment and dedication to high quality work and standards. Our procedures for Lead services are focused significantly on Occupational Hygienist recommendations, ensuring the job is completed to the highest standard.

We provide Lead services to residential, commercial and industrial clients. Including, but not limited to:

  • Lead paint removal
  • Lead dust removal
  • Lead contaminated soil removal
  • Encapsulation (sealing)

Our expert staff will be able to assist you with your enquiry. Give Serve Group a call today.

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