All contractors who perform renovations, repairs, or painting in pre-1978 housing or child-occupied facilities must be EPA Lead Safe Certified. Individuals and firms that are not certified could face fines of up to $37,500 per day. Affected individuals include but are not limited to renovators, remodelers, plumbers, painters, electricians, window & door contractors, landlords and some building engineers.
The Lead Renovator Certification course includes both EPA and HUD approved lead safety training and certification. Any contractor performing work on pre-1978 homes or child-occupied facilities must employ at least one Certified Renovator who has successfully completed this training. Companies must also be registered as a Lead Safe Certified Firm with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) upon completion of this course.
Topics covered include:
- Why should I be concerned about lead paint?
- Using EPA-recognized test kits
- Before beginning work
- Containing dust during work
- Cleaning activities and checking your work
- Training non-certified renovation workers
- Hands-on skills activities
Upon completion, students will be issued an EPA Lead Renovator certification.
- Refresher Class: 4 hours (students MUST bring a copy of their current certification)
Price includes full student manual