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EPA RRP Certification


EPA RRP Certification

In effect after April 22, 2010, paid maintenance workers, contractors, painters and others executing renovation, repair and painting (RRP) projects that disturb lead-based paint in dwellings and other child-occupied facilities (those where children under age 6 are present on a regular basis) constructed prior to 1978 must be certified. Common renovation natural process like cutting, sanding and demolition can produce hazardous lead chips and dust by disturbing lead-based paint, which can be harmful to children and adults. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) RRP rule applies to entire interior projects affecting more than 6 Sq Ft, exterior projects of more than 20 Sq Ft and all window maintenance, repair or replacement.

All business firms that execute renovation, repair or painting work are required to acquire EPA RRP Certification and get certified.

Firms must also hold at least one “EPA certified renovator” on the working area where lead-based paint is disturbed. To turn into a certified renovator, a person must successfully accomplished the Lead Certified Renovator Training course carried by an EPA-accredited provider such as, ABLE Safety Consulting and pass the EPA RRP Certification exam (where applicable). The full EPA RRP course is 8 hours. Your certification is valid for 5 years from the date stamp of completion of the EPA Lead Safety Training course.

EPA RRP Certification

ABLE Safety Consulting offers the EPA’s Certified RRP Renovators Certification. We teach all over the state of Maryland, Delaware, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and have traveled everywhere to teach the EPA / Housing and Urban Development (HUD) course.

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