Lead-Based Paint Safety


The United States Environmental Protection Agency is authorized to set minimal standards for all lead based paint abatement, inspections, risk assessments and renovations. This includes establishing training and certification requirements and work practice standards for individuals and firms engaged in those activities and developing hazard standards. Cornerstone Training Institute is accredited by the EPA for Lead Abatement Worker, Supervisor, and Lead Renovator


Lead safety for Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP)

Initial 9-Hours           Refresher 4-Hours

This 8-hour course is for anyone who may be doing any renovation, repair, painting or remodeling for compensation in a pre-1978 homes.  In 2010 the United States Environmental Protection Agency promulgated the RRP final rule. Under this Federal law anyone engaging in the above activities will have to receive training by an EPA accredited training provider.

Lead Based Paint Abatement Worker

16-Hours Initial   8-Hours Refresher

This 16-hour initial training course meets EPA’s training requirements for individuals who wish to perform abatement. Lead abatement is an activity to reduce levels of lead, particularly in the home environment, generally to permanently eliminate lead-based paint hazards, in order to reduce or eliminate incidents of lead poisoning. 


Lead Based Paint Abatement Supervisor

32-Hours Initial      8-Hours Refresher

This Lead Abatement Supervisor training provides information on lead-based paint abatement and regulatory guidelines for those individuals that will plan and/or oversee lead abatement work.

A certified Supervisor can perform all of the duties that a Lead Worker can, and additionally a Supervisor is responsible for occupant safety during the abatement process and for writing the abatement plan. The course focuses on essential abatement procedures including site preparation, contract planning, project management, abatement implementation and record-keeping. This workshop prepares you to apply your knowledge to the field, with extensive hands-on training and real-world examples from experienced instructors.