EPA Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Training


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will offer a free Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Training on Wednesday, September 27. This lead safe training is required for anyone renovating or providing maintenance service work for homes, schools, or daycare centers built before 1978.

The training will include a presentation of modules, hands on exercises, and an exam. Space is limited.

Certified Lead Professionals are essential to protect our community from lead exposure. This training is funded by the EPA and taught by Public Health & Safety, Inc.

EPA-RRP-TrainingFlyer.pdf(PDF, 590KB)

Who is this training for?

  • Youth Build trainees or and other apprentice programs, profit or non-profit groups
  • Renovators, painters, window installers, housing maintenance staff, electricians, HVAC specialists, plumbers, floor finishers, as well as landlords performing any of same tasks.
  • Any worker who removes windows or disrupts more than 6 square feet of paint in pre-1978 homes, schools, daycare centers, even if vacant, must be in compliance.

Why is it important to be Lead-Safe Certified?

  • Avoid poisoning children, prevent lawsuits and stop losing work to certified competitors.
  • It is the Law-- without training; you may face fines up to $37,500 per day.
  • Protect yourself, your workers, customers, and your own children from serious health risks.
  • Lead dust on children’s hands can cause irreversible brain damage.
  • Attract new customers on EPA website as a Lead-Safe Certified Renovation Firm.


  • Work or live in the local area
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be available for one day
  • Must understand and read English
  • Be able to show MI state photo ID for proof of residency


  • Wednesday, September 27, 2023 | 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM


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