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EPA Certified Lead-Safety/Renovator/Repair/Paint

8 Real Estate Continuing Education
4 Plumber Clock Hours

EPA Certified Lead-Safety/Renovation/Repair/Paint Initial Training!


THE FINES HURT! UP TO $37,500 FOR EACH VIOLATION! Firms who knowing or willingly violate the RRP Program requirements could result in penalties of up to $10,000 per day, per violation and/or face imprisonment.

EPA and Washington State Department of Commerce requires all contractors who may disturb lead paint on pre-1978 homes take a class to become a Certified Renovator and then register their Firm.

Anyone disturbing more than 6 sq. ft. (interior) & 20 sq. ft. (exterior) of lead-based paint must get the training. Including; Home Improvement/Renovation Contractors, Remodelers/Carpenters, Painters, Plumbers, Electricians, Maintenance Personnel, Residential Property Managers/Owners, Workers Removing or Modifying Painted Surfaces. Activities that are subject to the RRP Program: Remodeling and Repair/Maintenance, Electrical Work, Plumbing, Painting, Carpentry and Siding/Window Replacement!

To become a Certified Renovator, you must have someone from your firm take an 8-hour course with a hands-on component. Your firm must then apply for Certification with the Department of Commerce as a Firm (company) and pay a $25 fee directly to the State of Washington (not included in the cost of the class).

We bring a blend of easy compliance, practical application, and real answers to your questions to this training. In addition to the EPA curriculum, we will provide you with valuable insights on how L&I views lead related work, along with other free resources to help your company stay in compliance.

Does your business involve the renovation, repair or painting of structures built before 1978? If so, there are federal regulations that took effect, April 22, 2010, which may prevent you from performing your work. Under the United States Environmental Protection Agencies Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Program. Construction firms must apply for and receive EPA Certification to disturb paint as part of their work in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities. In addition, all of these jobs must be supervised by Certified Renovators; specifically, individuals who have completed an EPA-accredited, full-day training course. The training course is required for any contractor that is involved in any activity that will - or has the potential to - disturb six square feet of lead-based paint in a room or 20 square feet on the exterior. The rule does not apply to minor maintenance or repair activities; however window replacement is not considered minor maintenance or repair.

Your are required to renew every five years. If you renew through an online program, it’s every 3 years.

Instructor: Kris Alberti, CGP, CAPS

Class Date(s)Starts-EndsCourse TitleLocationMbr FeeNon-Mbrs 
Wed Jan 31, 201808:00-05:00 EPA Certified Lead-Safety/Renovator/Repair/PaintKitsap Building Association-Bremerton275.00350.00 Register
Thu Mar 1, 201808:00-05:00 EPA Certified Lead-Safety/Renovator/Repair/PaintOlympia Master Builders-Olympia275.00330.00 Register
Wed Apr 11, 201808:00-05:00 EPA Certified Lead-Safety/Renovator/Repair/PaintFlyers Restaurant & Brewhouse-Burlington265.00300.00 Register
Thu Nov 8, 201808:00-05:00 EPA Certified Lead-Safety/Renovator/Repair/PaintLower Columbia Contractors Assoc.-Longview235.00285.00 Register

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