Seminar on the RRP Rule from the Lead and Environmental Hazards Association
LEHA is offering the following workshop on June 22 for $85.00. Go to www.rrprule.com to register. I will be there in the afternoon. I am holding a seminar at my office on June 24 called , "How to Work as a Home Contractor and Stay Out of Trouble" that will cover the RRP Rule as well.H
Rule the Rule! Don't Let "it" Rule You!
A Series of One-Day Regional Workshops on the EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule for Local and State Public Agencies, Lead Industry Companies, RRP Training Organizations, Community Organizations and RRP Certified Contractors.Sponsored by the Lead and Environmental Hazards Association (LEHA), the workshops will provide you with the opportunity to hear from experts in the lead poisoning prevention and hazard control fields; to network and share information with colleagues from throughout the region; to resolve operating problems; and, to clarify confusing elements of the Rule.
The EPA RRP Rule represents the most significant and far-reaching Federal lead regulation since HUD published the Lead-Safe Housing Rule over 10 years ago. How to properly implement the various components of the rule has created many issues and concerns among public agencies, community groups, contractors and property owners.
The WorkshopsThe six regionally-based workshops being presented this summer will bring clarity to the Rule, untangle differences between EPA and HUD work protocols and clearance requirements, and help with the proper implement and enforcement of the Rule.
The Workshops will examine the current status and pending changes to the rule, state adaptations of the rule, enforcement and capacity building strategies, liability and insurance issues, and compliance with the Rule’s work requirements and protocols.
Workshop Agenda (9am-4pm)
Update of the Rule
Invited speakers include Regional EPA officials; state regulators; national and local lead poisoning prevention and lead hazard control organizations; lead inspection, risk assessment and remediation industry leaders; and, representatives from contracting companies, laboratories and training organizations.
Workshop Schedule and LocationsIf you are making room reservations, be sure to mention that you are attending the “RRP Workshop” to receive the rates listed below.
The Region 1 Workshop will be held on June 22, 2010 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Marlborough, MA. Room rates of $95 single/double are available up to June 7, 2010. Phone: 508.481.3000. The hotel is located at 265 Lakeside Avenue, Marlborough, MA 01752. Parking is complimentary.