Monday, September 23, 2013

GreenEDU Trainer Spotlight: Certified Renovator School

Salt Lake City, UT- Certified Renovator School is an accredited training company that provides businesses and individuals EPA required certification for lead renovation, repair, and painting. Their staff are licensed and have taken the appropriate training to provide students with quality instruction and applicable instruction. Certified Renovator School is a relatively new company, being in business since 2010, and has grown tremendously in this short amount of time. Their mission to keep children safe from the severe health risks of lead poisoning has driven them to become a leader in safety training in Utah.

GreenEDU students have provided positive feedback for Certified Renovator School. Richard J. commented that, "[The] instructor was well based in her knowledge of the subject." Macklin S. stated that the instructor "had a fantastic learning atmosphere and was very interactive with the class. Great hands on teaching, knowledge of the materials and laws."

Certified Renovator School currently has several upcoming EPA Lead Renovator Certification Initial courses in Salt Lake City, Utah.

As of April 22, 2010, anyone who performs renovations, repairs, or painting in pre-1978 housing or child-occupied facilities must be EPA Lead Safe Certified. Individuals and firms that are not certified could face fines of up to $37,500 per day.

The Lead Renovator Certification Initial course is 8 hours in length and includes both EPA-approved lead safety training and certification. Any contractor performing work on pre-1978 homes or child-occupied facilities must employ at least one Certified Renovator who has successfully completed this training. Companies must also be registered as a Lead Safe Certified Firm with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The course concludes with a 25 question exam.

Lead poisoning is still a persistent problem in the nation. Children exposed to lead can experience health risks later on in life, such as criminal behavior, lower IQ, and higher blood pressure. Adults exposed to even small amounts of lead are at higher risk for seizures and heart attacks. Help remove this hazard and get certified as a Lead Renovator!

About Certified Renovator School
Certified Renovator School (CRS) has been associated with and approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Division of Air Quality, and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) since 2010 when the Renovation, Repair and Paint (RRP) Rule was established. Our instructors' have 16 years worth of experience working with the State of Utah, the Labor Commission, the Occupation Safety and Health Agency (OSHA), and the Department of Human Services. As an instructor of lead-safe work practices, CRS is committed to teaching the health effects of lead poisoning on children, workers, and others who come in contact with lead based paint.

For more information and registration, visit