This annual refresher course is for individuals that have a current EPA AHERA inspector/management planner accreditation. Individuals with inspector/management planner accreditation must take both the inspector and management planner refresher.
The EPA recently announced enforcement actions to contractors found to be non-compliant with the EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule. Settlements were reached between May 2013 and January 2014. There were seventeen (17) contractors that did not obtain the mandatory RRP certification prior to performing renovation activities on pre-1978 homes. Twenty-one (21) settlements were for violations dealing with contractors that did not follow required lead-safe work practices. Additionally, three (3) settlements involved general contractors failing to ensure that their subcontractors followed the RRP standards. The enforcement actions led to civil penalties in excess of $274,000.
This course is offered in English and Spanish.
This course meets the training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.66, which applies to individuals who operate powered platforms, manlifts, and vehicle mounted work platforms while performing interior or exterior building maintenance. Topics include recognizing safety hazards and appropriate preventative measures, personal fall arrest system inspection care and use, and procedures for the operation, safe use, and inspection of working platforms. AMA provides a certificate and pocket ID card for each student upon successful completion of the course.
Call 410-684-3327 for more information and/or to schedule a course for your group.