Lead Safety and Public Housing

Lead Safety and Public Housing


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Course Description:
This course focuses on lead-safe issues and best practices, as well as housing authorities’ responsibilities related to lead-based paint. It includes an overview of lead, lead laws relating to public housing authorities, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) LeadSafe Housing Rule (LSHR), and how it all ties together under federal HUD and EPA requirements.

NOTE: The Connecticut (CT) version of this course is available here.

Duration: 1 Hour.

Kimberly Ploszaj, BS, EMT-B, Epidemiologist, State of Connecticut Department of Health

Housing agency inspection employees, maintenance employees and supervisors, and management employees such as Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) managers and executive managers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the common sources of lead, and how a child might become lead poisoned
  • Examine the Lead-Safe Housing Rule (LSHR) and the Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP)
  • Identify lead-safe work practices and results
  • Examine HUD’s housing inspection rules pertaining to lead for both the interior and exterior
  • Examine how an individual can become a RRP-certified renovator
  • Examine de minimus thresholds as determined by HUD and EPA, and what practices are prohibited under HUD and EPA rules

Pricing and Payment Options:

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  • Special Pricing available for Subscribers.


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