When used in this title, the following words and phrases shall have the following
meanings, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
1. “Dwelling” means a building or structure or portion thereof, including the property occupied
by and appurtenant to such dwelling, which is occupied in whole or in part as the
home, residence or sleeping place of one or more human beings and shall, without limiting
the foregoing, include child care facilities for children under six years of age,
kindergartens and nursery schools.
2. “Area of high risk” means an area designated as such by the commissioner or his representative and consisting
of one or more dwellings in which a condition conducive to lead poisoning of children
3. “A condition conducive to lead poisoning” means: (i) paint or other similar surface-coating material containing lead in a
condition accessible for ingestion or inhalation or where peeling or chipping of the
paint or other similar surface-coating material occurs or is likely to occur; and
(ii) other environmental conditions which may result in significant lead exposure.
6. “Elevated lead levels” means a blood lead level greater than or equal to ten micrograms of lead per deciliter
of whole blood or such blood lead level as may be established by the department pursuant
to rule or regulation.
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