Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is suggesting respective alterations to the 2008 Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule that accomplished training, accreditation, record keeping and certification requirements also as work practice measures for individuals doing restorations for compensation in most housing and child-occupied facilities build before 1978. We’re anticipating a new modification to the RRP rule on 15th of July this year which will be based on a proposition brought in in 2010.
In the suggested alteration, a clearance test will be a necessary in RRP situations.
A Clearance Test is commonly a lead assessor or lead inspector, where a third party individual gets in and wipes an surface area with a moist wipe. That wipe is sent out to an federal agency approved laboratory to affirm the measure (if any) of lead element.
Lead; Clearance and Clearance Testing Requirements for the Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program; Proposed Rule.