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EPA RRP Certification – 8 hr Initial Training Course

EPA’s Renovation, Repair, and Painting Final Rule (40 CFR 475) requires that renovations be performed by certified firms using certified renovators. Renovation firms working in pre- 1978 homes or child occupied facilities must successfully complete a Certified Renovator Course delivered by an EPA approved training firm. This 8-hour course meets all requirements of the PEA final rule and the HUD Lead Safe Housing Rule. You will learn lead safe work practices and how to work safely and effectively. EPA lead certification! is valid for 5 years after course completion.

EPA RRP Certification Course Topics:

  • Hazards of lead based paint
  • EPA and HUD regulations
  • Working with lead based paint
  • How to safely begin work
  • How to set up with work area
  • Working in a lead safe manner
  • Setting up containment
  • Cleaning the work area
  • How to verify cleanliness
  • Protective clothing
  • Waste disposal
  • Documentation of work
  • Hands on exercises

The cost for the 8 hour EPA RRP certification training course would be about $250 per employee. The organization would then need to apply to the EPA for the company’s accreditation.