Emergency renovations (other than interim controls performed in response to a child with an elevated blood lead level) are exempt from the training, certification, sign posting, waste handling and containment requirements of the RRP Rule only to the extent
Is my home unsafe if it contains lead-based paint?
Approximately three-quarters of the nation’s housing built before 1978 contains some lead-based paint. This paint, if properly managed and maintained, poses little risk.
Does this rule increase my liability for future lead poisoning on my property?
In some cases, disclosure may actually reduce the owner’s liability since occupants may be able to prevent exposure from the beginning. Under
For initial certification, the Federal program allows individuals to obtain their training through either the Federal program or a Federally authorized State or Tribal Program. When applying for recertification in the Federal progra
If I complete an EPA-accredited abatement course and receive EPA certification where am I eligible to work?
EPA runs the Federal abatement program under Subpart L in all States and Indian Tribes that have not received autho
For individuals who have taken courses which included a course test and a hands-on skills assessment, the full certification period for individuals applying under 745.226(a)(1)(i) will run for three years from the date of issuance of certification by EPA.
Must refresher course completion certificates for lead-based paint abatement certification bear an expiration date?
No. The requirement that a completion certificate include an expiration date only applies to “interim cer
While at the work site, wastes must be collected at the conclusion of each work day and at the conclusion of the renovation and stored under containment, in an enclosure, or behind a barrier that prevents release of dust and debris out of the work area and
I am planning on sending the pamphlet via the United States Postal Service’s certificate of mailing delivery method to a tenant who occupies a unit scheduled to be renovated. Does the tenant’s name need to be addressed on the
Can notices for multi-family housing common area renovations be delivered to the mailboxes of dwelling units, or only to the actual units themselves?
Should a firm decide to comply with the pre-renovation education requirem
May I use the pamphlet “Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home” to meet my obligations for pre-renovation education under the RRP Rule?
No. As of December 22, 2008, only the pamphlet “Renovate Right” may be us
How can a firm comply with the pre-renovation education requirements if the owner desires that the renovation begin immediately?
If the renovation is taking place in an owner-occupied dwelling unit, a firm must simply provi