The content material being provided in this EPA Lead certification course was developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to effectively prepare all contractors to operate safely in housing with lead-based paint by following the EPA’S Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule as well as HUD’s Lead Safe Housing Rule. Successful completion of this training course meets the EPA training standards for those who went into effect in April 2010 (with particular training extensions through October 2010). EPA lead courses are validated for purposes of certification under Section 402 of TSCA for the corresponding discipline. This Certified Lead Renovator training course is necessary for contractor workers associated with construction activity in pre-1978 housing that will, or may disturb painted surfaces.
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.