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DOS to set sunset provision for contractors with incomplete apps

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sun, Mar 27, 2011 @ 09:40 PM

On 3/11/2011 I learned that the DOS is considering a sunset provision for contractors who sent in incomplete RRP lead applications. At the meeting Ernie Kelly from the DOS said; that even though there are 4000 Mass contractors who are Certified Firms on the EPA website, there are only 1000 in Mass. Contractors who Certified with the EPA before 7/9/2010 can apply for a license in Mass using the waiver form and not pay a fee. Yet only 1000 have done so.

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Tags: applications, rrp, dos

Mass RRP DOS Summitt with Training Providers on 3/11/2011

Posted by Mark Paskell on Fri, Mar 11, 2011 @ 12:19 AM

On Friday I am going to a meeting with the Mass RRP DOS officials in Westborough to discuss RRP issues with other training providers.

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Tags: dos, rrp trainers

Changes to Mass RRP Lead Safe Renovation Contractor Application

Posted by Mark Paskell on Wed, Feb 16, 2011 @ 02:43 PM

Hot of the press, the State of Massachusetts has made some changes to the Massachusetts RRP Lead Safe Renovation Contractor application.

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Tags: contractor forums, dos

Mass DOS; RRP Outreach To Homeowners at Boston Area Home Show

Posted by Mark Paskell on Thu, Feb 10, 2011 @ 07:21 PM

A few weeks ago I suggested to Patricia Sutliffe of the Mass Division of Occupational Safety (DOS) that they should buy a booth at the Shriners Home Show in Wilmington, Mass this weekend. I figured there was nothing to lose and I forwarded her the information on how to purchase a booth at the Shriners Home Show.

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Tags: outreach, mass, homeowners, dos

RRP/OSHA respirator workshops for contractors

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sun, Dec 05, 2010 @ 05:15 PM

Last week was a busy week for The Contractor Coaching Partnership Workshop team. On Tuesday we had our 4th successful RRP Implementation Workshop in Westborough and on Thursday we had our first RRP/OSHA Respirator and Worker Protection Safety Program seminar.

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Tags: training, contractors, rrp, osha, epa, mass, dos

Last Call for RRP Implementation Workshop with Shawn McCadden

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sun, Oct 17, 2010 @ 06:18 PM

On Wednesday 10/20/2010 we will be holding our third RRP Implementation Workshop in Marlborough, Mass.

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Tags: workshops, Mass RRP Training, contractors, osha, dos