As of April 22, 2010 the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Lead RRP (Renovation, Repair and Painting) Rule needs to have that firms doing renovation, repair, and painting be lead-safe certified. Lead certification is applicable to firms that disturbs over 6 square feet of lead paint or perhaps coated surface, replaces windows as well as any demolition of lead paint in houses, child care facilities and also pre-schools constructed before 1978.
The Lead RRP Rule requires firms to be lead certified by the EPA, employ certified renovators who definitely are trained by EPA-approved lead training providers as well as follow lead-safe work procedures. Individuals and also firms not Lead-Safe Certified are susceptible to fines of up to $37,500 each day, per infraction. This training program includes 4 hours for the refresher course led by EPA approved principal course instructors, hands-on training to simulate real-world experience, all essential supplies as well as materials, a comprehensive student manual, and an EPA lead safe refresher training course completion certificate.”