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EPA RRP Training Spurs Contractor To Have Kids Tested For Lead

Posted by Mark Paskell on Thu, Oct 14, 2010 @ 08:44 PM

In a recent EPA RRP Training class at morning break, I witnessed something I hadn't seen all year. We had just completed module 1 and 2 of the Certified Renovator class. I went outside to get some fresh air and return a phone call. After my call, a contractor standing near by was speaking passionately on the phone. He was speaking to his wife about what he had just learned about the effects of lead poisoning on children and how it can be brought home on clothing. He voice was full of concern as he asked his wife to call their pediatrician right away to schedule a blood lead test for his two children.

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Tags: Lead Poisoning, Children, contractors, EPA RRP Lead Training