Lead Safe Certification
New Government Mandates.
New EPA regulations mandate
that all renovation and repair contractors who disrupt more
than six square feet of lead paint, replace windows or do any
demolition, are required to become Lead-Safe Certified.
Additional regulations that went into effect January 1, 2011
require contractors, remodelers, inspectors or other
professionals who work on pre- 1978 homes to be trained and
certified in lead inspection and removal.
If found in violation of these new laws, you could face up to
$37,000 in fines. Plus, you put the health of
your workers and your customers at risk, which could result in
If you are a lead paint abatement contractor and want to do
renovations, you still have requirements to follow with this
new regulation. You are not officially certified unless you
take a RRP accredited course, which have only been offered
since early 2009. To learn about
the new renovation program,
about all Lead Safe Certifications on the
Benefits of Certification.
Whether you're a
Manager, now is the time to learn about the risks
of lead paint and the requirements for becoming certified.
Certified give your business a competitive advantage.
Plus, your certification will be good for five years.
Training Available Through NORMI.
"As an approved training provider”, said Doug Hoffman,
Executive Director of NORMI, the National Organization of
Remediators and Mold Inspectors, “we have been moving across the
country providing this training to construction professionals. Our
intention is to continue teaching this program and the subsequent
refresher courses so that no professional will be “caught” in
non-compliance. The public needs to know about this requirement
and it looks like the EPA is relying on the trained professional
to pass along the proper information.”
Scheetz of Healthy Interior Solutions - Principal Course
Scheetz was certified by NORMI as a NORMI/EPA Lead Renovation,
Repair and Painting Principal Course Instructor in August,
2010 of and has taught in Pennsylvania and Florida.
According to Doug Hoffman, Executive Director of NORMI, the
National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors, "her
credentials make her highly qualified to conduct this course
and she makes the otherwise dull course interesting and
Contact LaVerne today to register for your class.
She would be happy to help get you get
certified quickly and easily.
Classes can be tailored to fit your requirements by
offering the credibility, credentials, and training your
Protect your family and make sure you only hire a contractor
who is in a Lead-Safe Certified Firm.
Click here to find a Certified Firm near
Did You Hear?
with Healthy Interior Solutions, my son and I
have stopped taking our sinus and allergy medications.”
Marla Greco, Eagleville , PA
Did You Know?
Violating new EPA regulations could cost you up to $37,00?