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This is a courtesy reminder that all contractors certified under EPA of Renovation, Repair and Painting Program (RRP) must take the refresher training course to recertify.  The March 31st deadline is fast approaching, you should have receive a letter or letters from Delaware remind you as your certification expires.


Since March 14, 2014, the Delaware Division of Public Health is authorized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to administer and enforce the Renovation, Repair and Painting lead program, commonly referred to as RRP (16 DE Admin Code 4459B; of Public Health/hsp/leadregcomm.html) as well as Lead Based Paint Hazards (16 DE Admin Code 4459) in the State of Delaware.


The Division of Public Health’s mission is to protect and promote the health of ALL people in Delaware.  One way the Division of Public Health carries out this mission is by working closely with firms and individuals to reduce exposure to lead-based paint hazards and prevent lead poisoning in children and adults by monitoring compliance of the regulated community (firms, individuals and training providers).  Services provided by the Division of Public Health include technical assistance, individual and firm certification, training requirements, regulatory guidance and general information about lead poisoning prevention.


The mission of the Division of Public Health is to protect and promote the health of all people in Delaware. While the RRP Regulation gives the authority to the Division of Public Health to administer fines and penalties of up to $10,000 per violation per day the GOAL is to have contractors WANT to work Lead Safe to help ensure the health of all Delawareans especially children ages 6 and under who are most susceptible to lead poisoning.

The regulations and information available to contractors regarding the lead regulations are available on their link

About HBA of Delaware

HBA/DE has been an integral part of the growth and economic development of the State of Delaware since 1947. HBA/DE was founded as a non-profit state affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) representing home builders and other businesses directly related to Delaware's Home Building Industry. Consisting of Builders, Remodelers and a group of diversified associate members, the Home Builders Association of Delaware strives to protect and preserve housing as a symbol of America.


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