This 8 hour training course that will consist of one day, focuses on incorporating the understanding of EPA’s Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule. Concentrated subjects include but are not limited to: regulations, health effects, containment, lead safe work practices, cleaning and record keeping. Towards the end of the course, students will complete an exam that allows them to receive their RRP Certificates that same day.
Regulations: 40 CFR 745.90(a)(1) & 40 CFR Subpart L
In order to become a certified renovator, an individual must successfully complete the proper course that is accepted by the EPA. The EPA lead course completion certificate serves as proof of certification, entitling each individual to conduct renovations in any state which pertains to the same authorized renovating program, including Arizona. Prior to being individually certified, the company should consider applying for registration via EPA.gov.
Who should take the EPA Lead-Initial (RRP) class?
Contractors that operate in pre-1978 housing, and/or might disturb painted areas while performing tasks such as: plumbing, drywall, electrical, tile, window replacement, painting, construction, landscape, remodel, HVAC, renovation, demolition, etc. The RRP rule is applicable to individuals who work for rental property owners, schools, day care providers, non-profit organizations, government agencies, along with others.