The Silica Rule, What You Need To Know

Crystalline silica is a common mineral that you can find in earth's naturally occurring minerals.  Common items that contain silica include: concrete, industrial sand, stone, and mortar.  Silica is used to create several other products we…

Recent Article Shows Lead in Drinking Water Leads to Higher Miscarriage Rates!

Recent Article Shows Lead in Drinking Water Leads to Higher Miscarriage Rates! A recent article by The Atlantic describes some of the consequences of the recent water crisis in Flint, MI.  As researchers begin to examine data in comparison…

EPA RRP Rule: Enforcement

EPA RRP Rule Enforcement One of the most frequently asked questions we get in class is: If I don't register my firm, how would the EPA know that I am working in target housing? There are several ways that the EPA can discover if you…

Educating Owners and Residents about Lead: Working in a Home

Working lead-safe doesn’t stop with you but it surely starts with you. Educating homeowners and other property residents about lead and lead-safety is the first step for a secure job-site. It’s also vital to think ahead…no more…

Visual Inspection Procedure

Visual Inspection Procedure Completing a thorough visual inspection procedure after your initial cleanup is essential to completing a successful renovation.  After completing your initial cleanup put on boot covers and grab a bright flashlight.…

EPA RRP Rule Exclusions

EPA RRP Rule Exclusions The Renovation, Repair and Painting Final Rule (RRP Rule) has outlined some renovation circumstances in which exclusions apply.  We want to stress that it may not be a good idea to take advantage of these exclusions. …

EPA Lead Renovator Initial Training Offered Weekly

proActive Safety Services now offers EPA RRP Lead Renovator Initial Training in the following cites weekly: Monday - Cincinnati, Ohio ; Dayton, Ohio Tuesday - Columbus, Ohio ; Davie, Florida ; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Wednesday - Dallas,…

Painting Company Training Requirements

We have put together a good starting guide for painting companies and the training they should consider below.  If you have questions, comments, or you feel like something should be added please let us know. Training Needed Frequency…

Lead Renovator Frequently Asked Questions

Lead Renovator Frequently Asked Questions Throughout the year, we are asked several questions while we teach the EPA Certified Lead Renovator Initial and Refresher training.  We thought it would make sense to start a list of the questions…