ABLE Safety Consulting offers EPA Lead Paint Safety Class to any remodeling firms that desire to work in pre-1978 homes and child-occupied facilities need to apply to EPA and pay a fee in order to become certified.
Under the EPA RRP new rule, started last April 2010, maintenance personnel, companies, as well as others performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in child care facilities, houses, flats, and schools built prior to 1978 must be EPA certified and knowledgeable on lead safety procedures. Child-occupied facilities are laid out as industrial buildings, public or non commercial where kids under age 6 are usually in place a regular basis. The necessaries pertain to RRP actions. The EPA’s RRP rule doesn’t pertain to modest maintenance or repair actions were lower than 6 square feet of lead-based paint is disrupted in a room or where lower than twenty square feet of lead-based paint is disturbed externally. Window replacing isn’t moderate maintenance or repair.
Who requires lead paint safety class?
All firms doing or wishing to perform RRP work should turn into certified. Firms could possibly get accreditation by applying to EPA-authorized remodeling program starting October 22, 2009 and undertake EPA lead safety class.
Also, companies must have at least one “Certified Renovator” designated to jobs where lead-based paint is disturbed. To turn into an EPA certified renovator, the person must successfully achieve the Renovator initial or refresher course conducted by accredited EPA training provider like ABLE Safety Consulting.