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  • Lrrp Course Overview

    1. 1. Lead Renovator, Repair and Painting Regulation
    2. 2. RGA Environmental <ul><ul><li>First firm in the US to receive license from EPA to teach the LRRP course! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial hygiene consultants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hazardous materials consultants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health/safety consultants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OSHA/EPA trainers </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. LRRP Overview <ul><li>Who needs to take the class? </li></ul><ul><li>What does the regulation require? </li></ul><ul><li>When does it take effect? </li></ul><ul><li>Where can I take the class? </li></ul><ul><li>Why was the regulation written? </li></ul>
    4. 4. Why? Regulation was written to minimize the exposure to lead to those most vulnerable to its negative health effects
    5. 5. Why? Lead poisoning is the single biggest preventable cause of mental retardation in children
    6. 6. Why? <ul><li>Lead dust causes lead poisoning </li></ul><ul><li>Lead dust is generated by </li></ul><ul><li>construction activities </li></ul><ul><li>Dust can remain after the project is </li></ul><ul><li>completed affecting homeowners </li></ul><ul><li>Lead dust taken home by workers </li></ul><ul><li>affecting families </li></ul>
    7. 7. Why?
    8. 8. Why? <ul><li>A little lead dust goes a long way! </li></ul><ul><li>You can’t see it </li></ul><ul><li>It’s hard to clean-up </li></ul><ul><li>It gets tracked around </li></ul><ul><li>A single gram of lead-based paint </li></ul><ul><li>can contaminate a large area! </li></ul>
    9. 9. Who needs the class? Each job that impacts lead-based paint in target housing must be supervised by a LR “ Great! What’s target housing?” “ Great! What’s lead-based paint?”
    10. 10. What is LBP? <ul><li>Lead-based paint </li></ul><ul><li>Greater than 5,000 parts per million </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Greater than 1.0 milligrams per </li></ul><ul><li>square centimeter </li></ul>
    11. 11. What is Target Housing? <ul><li>Target housing is: </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-1978 housing </li></ul><ul><li>Child under aged six </li></ul><ul><li>Pregnant women </li></ul><ul><li>Childcare facilities: </li></ul><ul><li>schools, daycare </li></ul>
    12. 12. Who? <ul><li>Firms must be certified too! </li></ul><ul><li>There’s a fee to register </li></ul><ul><li>www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/renovation.htm </li></ul>
    13. 13. Who? <ul><li>LR assigned to each project </li></ul><ul><li>Must have attended 8 hour class </li></ul><ul><li>LR can be a sub-consultant to </li></ul><ul><li>certified firm </li></ul>
    14. 14. How many LR’s <ul><li>Each company must decide how many </li></ul><ul><li>individuals will hold the license </li></ul><ul><li>- Sufficient no. to manage the work </li></ul><ul><li>License is good for 5 years </li></ul>
    15. 15. What is covered in the LRRP? <ul><li>What is lead-based paint? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it target housing? </li></ul><ul><li>How to test for lead-based paint </li></ul>
    16. 16. What is covered in the LRRP? <ul><li>HUD and EPA regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Notification of tenants </li></ul><ul><li>Required recordkeeping </li></ul>
    17. 17. What is covered in the LRRP? <ul><li>Setting up containments </li></ul><ul><li>Proper work practices </li></ul><ul><li>Cleaning procedures </li></ul>
    18. 18. What is covered in the LRRP? <ul><li>Disposal of waste </li></ul><ul><li>Final Recordkeeping </li></ul><ul><li>OTJ training of workers </li></ul>
    19. 19. When?
    20. 20. Where? <ul><li>RGAtraining.com </li></ul><ul><li>EPA Certified Training Providers </li></ul>
    21. 21. What is NOT covered in the LRRP? <ul><li>How to adjust your bidding </li></ul><ul><li>How to develop your reports </li></ul><ul><li>How to organize your record- </li></ul><ul><li>keeping </li></ul>
    22. 22. What is NOT covered in the LRRP? <ul><li>OSHA! </li></ul><ul><li>Respiratory </li></ul><ul><li>Protection </li></ul>
    23. 23. Questions?

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