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Lead Poisoning Prevention

Information for Contractors and Construction Workers

Environmental Protection Agency
Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule

On March 31, 2008, EPA issued the Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, requiring that contractors and construction professionals follow lead-safe work practice standards while working in pre-1978 housing or child-occupied facilities.Full implementation of the rules, requiring contractors to be certified by the responsible authority, will be in April 2010

Disclosure Rule

EPA Disclosure Rule TITLE 40, PART 745

Contractor Training and Certification

The following firms/organizations are approved by EPA to provide training:

Michael Vogel
MSU Extension
Bozeman, MT 59717
Tel: (406) 994-3451

Austin Peterson
I.C. Environmental
Christine, ND 58015
Tel: (701) 740-0104

Linda Rohde
UND Environmental Training Institute
2501 2nd Avenue North Stop 8273
Grand Forks, ND  58202
(701) 777-0384
www. eti.und.edu