If you are a contractor, plumber, carpenter, or electrician who works on homes constructed before 1978 this information pertains to you! You will need certification outlined by the EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule. ABLE Safety Consulting provides both Lead RRP initial and refresher training that will surely certify you to comply with the law. 8-hour EPA lead certification training course will guide you in what you should know to protect yourself and your customers from potential risks of lead paint and lead dust.
As of April 22nd, 2010, federal law requires all contractors working on renovation, repair, and painting projects that disturb over 6 square feet of paint in houses, child care facilities, and educational institutions constructed before 1978 should be trained and certified to comply with specific work practices in order to avoid lead contamination.