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Schedule & Details
This Lead Renovator (RRP) Initial Certification course is 8 hours in length and includes lead safety training approved by the EPA or applicable EPA-Authorized state program. Our classes are accredited and approved in New York State by the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2. Any landlord, homeowner, builder, contractor or trades person(s) performing qualifying work on pre-1978 homes or child-occupied facilities must employ at least one Certified Renovator who has successfully completed this training. The course concludes with a certification exam. Class size maximum capacity is 16 seats. The cost of the class is $50 and is sponsored by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. Upon completion of the course; participants will receive $50 worth of materials and tools for renovation and painting. This class will be held at WNYCOSH, 2495 Main Street, Ste. 438, Buffalo, NY 14214. Please arrive prior to or promptly at 9am, late arrivals will not be admitted as all attendees must be in attendance for the entire duration of the entire course to receive full credit for certification.
Why Should I be Concerned about Lead Paint; Regulations; Before Beginning Work; Containing Dust; Cleaning Activities; Recordkeeping; Training non-certified Renovation Workers;
Approach and Features
Classroom and hands-on exercises to prepare students for the EPA-HUD Curriculum exam. Participants will read from the Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting curriculum and participate in 11 different hands-on skill sets to learn about Lead Safe Work Practices and the health hazards of lead.
Benefits to You and Your Organization
Business owners often don’t understand the true benefits of providing workers with Lead Renovator training or having a certified Lead Renovator on hand. Guidelines within the construction and renovation industry change at a rapid pace, making it difficult for many businesses to keep up. Changes cannot be ignored. Complying with the regulations protect the health of your workers, their families and the residents. Providing employees with proper training is a great opportunity to address how current processes can be improved while learning something new. Investing both the time and resources to have your staff taught will help make these processes the standard. Safety is key.