Human activity has been impacting the environment for thousands of years. Industrial, chemical, and energy related waste materials have had an exponential effect on the environment. It has only been in the last 50 years or so that environmental laws have been enacted to protect public health, safety and welfare, as well as preserving natural resources. These and other issues have made environmental law more and more prevalent in real estate transactions and litigation, as opposing groups seek to contain and remediate costs associated with contaminated sites and similar issues.
Traditional renovation work can create significant dust-lead hazards if lead-based paint is disturbed. Contaminated dust generated by traditional renovation work can cause lead poisoning in children, pregnant women, healthy adults, and even pets. Practical changes in work practices can minimize and contain dust. The use of lead-safe work practices makes the job safer and reduces liability exposure. This course will teach you how to perform or supervise lead-safe work practices safely and effectively. This course is not a qualifier for RRP Certification. You must complete an EPA accredited course for Certified Renovator Status.
1. Industrial Revolution
Substances and Environmental Risk
a. Farm Products
Brownfield Remediation TC
Federal and State Laws
LEAD PAINT AWARENESS
Lead Paint Concerns
1. Firm Certification
Before Beginning Work
1. Educate Owners and Residents
1. What is Containment?
During the Work
1. Prohibited Practices
Cleaning and Checking Your Work
1. Effective Cleanup
1. On-the-job Records
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