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Local Law 31 Requires HIC to Submit EPA RRP Lead Certificate

By: Able Safety Consulting

New Local Law 31 Requires Home Improvement Contractors to Submit EPA RRP Certificate

Local law 31 of 2020 requires home improvement contractors and renewal applicants engaged in the renovation, repair, or other disturbances of lead-based paint in a residential property to submit a copy of their united states environmental protection agency (EPA) Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) program certificate.


Beginning August 9, 2020, HIC license and renewal applicants must provide one of the following:


  • A copy of their EPA RRP Program Certificate


  • A signed affirmation on a form provided by the DCA that such EPA certification is not required for any home improvement work performed by the applicant.


If you have any questions about the EPA RRP certification, please visit epa.gov/lead


How to obtain an EPA RRP Lead Renovator Certification NYC

To obtain an EPA RRP certificate, you must complete an 8-hour Lead renovator training course which covers how to use lead-safe work practices when working with surfaces containing lead-based paint.


Able Safety is one of the few EPA training providers across the country that are approved to offer this class partially online. Our blended online course allows students to complete the majority of the class online (6 hours) and then complete the hands-on portion in-person (2 hours).  


Our online class is simple, easy to use and can be taken from any device. We will be offering the 2-hour sessions needed to complete the training in the 5 boroughs of New York City and Long Island. 


Click here to register