EPA Accredited Programs

The Following EPA Accredited programs are offered through a partnership with EEA.

EPA LEAD RRP INITIAL (8 HOURS)

This one day course satisfies EPA requirements for renovators working in Target Housing and child occupied facilities.

Effective April 22, 2010, EPA requires that all home improvements contractors, property management firms, handymen or others compensated for renovation that disturb more than 6 sq ft (interior) and 20 sq ft (exterior) of paint or surface coating in pre-1978 housing where a child resides or is expected to reside, complete training, use safe work practices and verify that the work area is clean after completion of renovations. Renovation firms must have at least one certified Renovator who has completed training and obtain a firm certification from the EPA. Those who have already completed lead safe work practices or abatement supervisor or worker certification can attend a half-day refresher. Please note that those who are abatement certified, as supervisors or workers, and/or firm certified must still attend training. The course has 5-year expiration.


EPA LEAD RRP REFRESHER (4 HOURS)

This half day course satisfies EPA requirements for certified renovators working in Target Housing, as a required training refresher upon 5 year expiration.

Effective April 22, 2010, EPA requires that all home improvements contractors, property management firms, handymen or other compensated for renovation that disturb more than 6 sq ft (interior) and 20 sq ft (exterior) of paint or surface coating in pre-1978 housing where a child resides or is expected to reside, complete training, use safe work practices and verify that the work area is clean after completion of renovations. Renovation firms must have at least one certified Renovator who has competed training and obtain a firm certification from the EPA. Those who have already completed lead safe work practices or abatement supervisor or worker certification can attend a half-day refresher UNTIL 12/31/11 when this eligibility expires.

Please note that those who are abatement certified, as supervisors or workers, and/or firm certified must still attend training.


EPA LEAD ABATEMENT WORKER INITIAL (16 HOURS)

This two day course is required for those who work on abatement projects in both residential and commercial locations. Course includes work area preparation, medical monitoring, regulatory requirements and hands-on training. Additional topics are health effects, recognition of lead paint hazards, abatement methods, OSHA health and safety, respiratory protection, licensing and certification requirements, cost estimating and legal and insurance issues.