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There are two main types of certifications for contractors in Pennsylvania who address lead-based paint (LBP) in residences:  the PA-certified companies and individuals who do abatement work and the EPA-certified renovators.
PA-Certified LBP Occupations (abatement)
·         Certified Firms
·         Inspectors
·         Risk Assessors
·         Project Designers
·         Lead Workers
·         Lead Supervisors
For more information about LBP abatement certification, go to PA Department of Labor and Industry Lead Occupations.
EPA Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Program
·         Certified Renovators
To learn more about renovation projects in older housing, go to EPA RRP Program.
Other resources and links
·         Renovate Right: Lead-Based Paint Is Still a Problem
·         Renovate Right pamphlet
·         Steps to Lead Safe Renovation, Repair and Painting booklet
·         HUD Guidelines for LBP Hazards in Housing (2012 Edition)