Welcome to RGA Training

RGA Environmental, Inc. has trained over 30,000 professionals from general industry, the construction trades and the public sector. With accredited training professionals and facilities in Washington and California, RGA provides a wide range of OSHA and EPA courses in accordance with all required state and federal licenses and regulatory requirements. RGA tracks and reviews more than 300 individual state and federal training requirements to ensure that all course materials are accurate and up-to-date. RGA offers open-enrollment classes in Seattle, WA, Spokane WA and Emeryville, CA as well as custom classes at client locations nationally and internationally, webinars and over 300 online classes.

BEGINNING DECEMBER 1, 2014, ALL SEATTLE CLASSES START AT 7:30 AM

NEW SEATTLE CLASSES SCHEDULED: NIOSH 582E on January 12-15 2015 and Lead Renovator Refreshers

For information regarding our new regularly scheduled LEAD RENOVATOR REFRESHER CLASSES SEE BELOW

Register and Pay Online to Receive a 10% Discount!

- Applies to regularly scheduled classes of 8 hours or longer

EPA'S RRP RULE QUESTION & ANSWER

Question: During exterior power washing, instead of plastic, can landscaping fabric or a similiarmaterial be used to capture any paint chips or other debris, but permit the water to seep through?

Answer: NO. Landscaping fabric is not an impermeable material.

RGA Now Offers Classes in SPOKANE

To better serve our clients, RGA now offers training classes in Spokane, WA. RGA has partnered with Larry Hagel and KYRON Environmental to help better service the Spokane and surrounding areas.

RGA IS AN EPA ACCREDITED RENOVATIONTRAINING FIRM

Lead-Safe List is a commercial directory featuring EPA Lead-Safe Certified Firms in an easy to use directory format.

The RRP Rule (Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule) was enacted by the EPA to ensure lead-safe practices are employed by contractors and landlords when they carry out renovation, repair or painting work in pre-1978 properties.link text

WI-FI ACCESS IN RGA CLASSES

RGA Training classrooms are now equipped with free Wi-Fi Internet access!

EARN CEUs with RGA’s AHERA TRAINING CLASSES

Earn CEUs with RGA’s AHERA Training Classes

Did you know required AHERA classes count toward Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for many professional certifications? Building Performance Institute (BPI) professionals can receive 12 CEU credits for 24-hour AHERA classes. The ABIH Certification Maintenance Committee awards credit for RGA’s AHERA Building Inspector, Management Planner, Contractor/Supervisor, Designer, Project Monitor and Operations and Maintenance courses. Credits apply to both initial and refresher classes. CEUs may also be available for other professional certifications. RGA offers a 10% discount when you register and pay for RGA AHERA training classes online.

TOP TRAINERS

RGA has trained many staff members in Regulatory Agencies. Some of our students have included staff members from EPA, Department of Commerce, DOSH, and OSHA.

We assisted with the revisions for the Lead HUD Guidelines

We are regularly invited to guest teach at the Pac NW OSHA Educational Center in Seattle, Washington.

OSHA’s New HAZCOM Standard Requires GHS Training by December 2013

Employers must train employees on how to read and understand GHS formatted safety data sheets (SDSs) and labels by December 1, 2013. The new Hazard Communication Standard has specific requirements for labels, SDSs, chemical classification, training, authoring, and other compliance issues to align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).  Chemical manufacturers, importers and distributors can begin using the new labeling system and Safety Data Sheets any time during the transition process and must comply with the final rule before June 1, 2015.   Achieve and maintain compliance by registering for GHS training today! RGA offers a 2-hr Webinar Training in Globally Harmonized System (GHS) and Labeling June 11, 2013

LEAD RENOVATOR REFRESHER CLASSES

If you took your Lead Renovator Initial Training in 2009 or 2010 it's time to consider taking your Lead Renovator Refresher.

This 4Hr. Refresher course costs $180 and you will find the dates that this class will be taught in the Seattle Classes section of this website. The location for training is 3317 3rd Ave. So., Ste. D, Seattle, WA 98134. There is plenty of free parking.

Should have any questions please contact the training department at (206) 269-6313.

EPA CHANGES

Changes to 2008 Lead RRP Rule May Affect Your Renovation Project. The EPA has finalized a Clearance Rule that will amend the RRP Rule. The impending changes affect collection of paint chip samples.