About the course
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 10 seats per class and are issued on a first come first serve basis. This class is free of charge because it is sponsored by Monroe County Department of Health. Monroe County Department of Health’s referrals are granted preferential accommodation. If the class becomes filled and Monroe County require a seat(s) for a class you may be placed on a waiting list for the next upcoming class date.
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.
Arthur Wheaton is director of Western NY Labor and Environmental Programs for the Worker Institute at Cornell. His expertise includes industry education and workplace training, high performance work systems, negotiations and conflict resolution, as well as auto and aerospace industrial relations....
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.