FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Denice Brown
Lead Safe & Healthy Homes 1-802-463-9927 ext 107
LEAD CERTIFICATION FOR LANDLORDS AND CONTRACTORS OFFERED
BRATTLEBORO - Lead Safe & Healthy Homes is offering federal lead paint safety courses for contractors, landlords, and others interested in using lead-safe renovation techniques. The federal Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Certification offered in 2012 is nearing expiration. Renovators that do not take the Refresher course before their current certification expires will be required to retake the eight-hour initial course.
The EPA RRP Course is scheduled for Tuesday March 7th, from 8am – 5pm, at the Brattleboro VFW. Cost is $150/person. Anyone receiving compensation for significant renovation work in housing or child-occupied facilities built before 1978 should be certified.
The EPA RRP Refresher Course is scheduled for Tuesday March 14th from 8am – noon at the Brattleboro VFW. Cost is $125/person. Anyone receiving compensation for significant renovation work in housing or child-occupied facilities built before 1978 should be certified. .
This course will focus on state and federal regulations governing lead, the health effects of lead in children and adults, lead-safe work practices, and liability issues. Most contractors and landlords will need to take state and federal courses to be in compliance with the law.
Pre-registration is required. Contact Denice Brown 802-463-9927 ext. 107 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Lead Safe & Healthy Homes is a non-profit program of Parks Place Community Resource Center in Bellows Falls providing free advice and resources to advance healthy housing initiatives in Windsor and Windham Counties. Program funding provided by United Way of Windham County, the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board and the Vermont Department of Health.