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US EPA RRP Update to Property Management Company FAQs

Tuesday , 8, March 2022 Comments Off on US EPA RRP Update to Property Management Company FAQs

On March 21, 2022, EPA will withdraw two FQs (23002-13650 and 23002-18348) concerning property management companies (PMCs) and their compliance responsibilities under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) RRP rule, found at https://www.epa.gov/lead/answers-frequent-questions-about-epas-lead-renovation-repair-and-painting-rrp-rule. These FQs provided that a PMC that did not use its own employees to do RRP work would not have enforceable obligations […]

Notice of Proposed Action for DPH-20-011 Lead Dust Standard Update

Tuesday , 16, November 2021 Comments Off on Notice of Proposed Action for DPH-20-011 Lead Dust Standard Update

Attached is the California Department of Public Health’s (Department) 45-Day Notice of Proposed Action for Lead Dust Standard Update, DPH-20-011. The 45-day comment period will open Friday on November 12, 2021 and will close at 5:00 p.m. on December 28, 2021. To request a copy of this notice, the changes to the regulation text, or […]

California Lead Regulatory Reminder and Notice of Grace Period

Thursday , 21, October 2021 Comments Off on California Lead Regulatory Reminder and Notice of Grace Period

Dear Certified Lead Professionals and Accredited Training Providers, The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) – Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch (CLPPB) is providing this notice in response to questions about the timing-related requirements for the lead-related construction certification refresher/continuing education (CE) course for certification renewal. These requirements are imposed by the California Code of […]

CAC/CSST DOSH Exam Registration Now Open

Thursday , 26, August 2021 Comments Off on CAC/CSST DOSH Exam Registration Now Open

Are You Prepared for Your CAC/CSST Exam?NATEC’s exam prep course is intended to prepare students for the CSST and CAC certification exams. There will be simulated test conditions and environment. During this time the focus will be on exam topics and test taking strategies. There will be focus on the mathematical/computational questions of the exam […]

COVID-19 Online Employee Protection Training Protects Employers

Wednesday , 22, April 2020 Comments Off on COVID-19 Online Employee Protection Training Protects Employers

NATEC International, Inc. announces online COVID-19 Employee Protection Training to help better protect our US businesses, as well protect the US workforce. Employers need a way to manage how to get COVID-19 training to their employees, know what content their employees are learning, and track the education. This new program was developed to support the worldwide efforts […]

NATEC Virtual and Online Alternative Training Options Now Available

Friday , 3, April 2020 Comments Off on NATEC Virtual and Online Alternative Training Options Now Available

NATEC International, Inc. is remaining open as we are considered an essential business due to the crucial role it plays in providing Federal and State of CA mandatory Environmental, Health & Safety Training and Certification to the construction industry, infrastructure industry, government agencies, and environmental companies.  As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak grows, NATEC International Inc. […]

How to Apply Online for Your Lead Related Construction Certification (LRCC)

Friday , 6, December 2019 Comments Off on How to Apply Online for Your Lead Related Construction Certification (LRCC)

Below is a visual guide on how to apply online for your CDPH Lead Related Construction Certification (LRCC) for Refresher Training. This guide is for anyone who has taken a California CDPH Accredited Lead course and would like to apply for certification/re-certification online. Please note that some of the LRCC courses require a state exam in addition […]

California’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch and How to Become Certified in Lead-Related Construction

Wednesday , 4, December 2019 Comments Off on California’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch and How to Become Certified in Lead-Related Construction

Information provided by https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CCDPHP/DEODC/CLPPB/Pages/LRCcert_types.aspx   California requires certification depending on the type of lead-related construction activities a person plans to do. CDPH (California Department of Health) Certification is required for anyone who will be conducting: lead hazard evaluations, lead abatement plan preparation, lead abatement work, and lead clearance inspections for residential and public buildings in California. […]

EPA’s Final Rule on Dust-Lead Hazard Standards (Effective January 6th, 2020)

Friday , 22, November 2019 Comments Off on EPA’s Final Rule on Dust-Lead Hazard Standards (Effective January 6th, 2020)

Summary As part of the EPA’s childhood lead exposure prevention efforts, the EPA has re-evaluated the current dust-lead hazard standards (DLHS). Based on their evaluation, this rule now revises the DLHS from 40 µg/ft 2 and 250 µg/ft² to 10 µg/ft² and 100 µg/ft² on floors and window sills, respectively. This standard increases the stringent […]

California Wildfire Safety and Checklist

Wednesday , 30, October 2019 Comments Off on California Wildfire Safety and Checklist

California has reached the peak season for wildfire activity. Northern California’s Kincaid fire has burned an area more than twice the size of San Francisco. It is approximated that the Kincaid Fire has burned over 75,000 acres with a 15% containment. Southern California has also been affected with the Getty Fire, with 656 acres burned […]