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RRP Rule

Beginning April 22, 2010 contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978 must be certified and must follow specific work practices to prevent lead dust contamination.

Below you’ll find useful links to help you understand and comply with the RRP Rule.

Training & Certification

The RRP Rule requires that all contractors who will disturb lead-based paint within the target housing or child occupied facilities provide training and certification to a portion of their staff as Certified Lead Renovators.

Find a training facility near you

Certified Contracting Firm

The Rule also requires that the Contracting Firm or Company be certified by the EPA. Certification entails a submittal of an application with the appropriate fee to state or federal EPA whichever one applies. 

View the federal EPA application

Important EPA Publications to Consider

Contractor’s Small Entity Compliance Summary Guide to Renovate Right

Steps to Lead Safe Renovation, Repair and Painting

Forms and more information on accredited training classes

Federal EPA application

The information contained herein is by no means meant to replace professional legal advice or substitute for actually reading the regulations. Please consult your attorney for further data regarding the new EPA Lead Laws. In no event will we be legally liable in any case.