EPA LEAD RENOVATION REPAIR AND PAINTING (RRP) TRAINING
The objective of EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule is to minimize exposure from lead-based paint dust during renovation, repair, or painting activities in pre-1978 residences, schools, and childcare facilities. Lead paint was used in more than 38,000,000 homes prior to its ban for residential use in 1978. Research has shown that children exposed to lead dust resulting from the disturbance of lead paint surfaces during these activities are at a significantly greater risk of developing blood lead poisoning. The RRP rule also minimizes exposure to older children and adults who are also adversely impacted by lead-based paint dust exposure.
The RRP Training Program is designed to reduce lead contamination by training and certifying contractors in lead-safe work practices. Additionally, EPA encourages consumers to choose certified contractors to perform renovation projects. Given that lead poisoning can cause a wide range of physical, intellectual, emotional, and behavioral issues with societal and financial impacts, this program is prevention-based and cost-effective.
The EPA is providing training free of charge on the dates and locations listed below:
March 25th, 2024
Holiday Inn & Suites – International Drive S
12005 Regency Village Dr
Orlando, FL 32821
March 27th, 2024
Holiday Inn Tallahassee E Capitol University
2003 Apalachee Pkwy
Tallahassee, FL 32301
If the classs is sold out please email Deb Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org) to be added on a waitlist.