Exciting Announcement

We are excited to announce that RGA Environmental is merging their training services with Argus Pacific to better serve our clients in the Seattle area. Both RGA and Argus Pacific are Terracon companies.

Starting on September 1, 2015, all RGA classes will be taught at the Argus Pacific training location: Fishermen’s Terminal at the Ballard Bridge, 1900 W Nickerson St, Suite 315, Seattle, WA 98119.

Argus Pacific, established in 1997, has trained 80,000 students at their state-of-the-art training facility at Fishermen’s Terminal. RGA and Argus Pacific’s mutual reputation for excellent training combined with Argus Pacific’s picturesque training location and abundant free parking provides a premier training experience for students. There are 4 restaurants in the building providing lots of lunch options; as well as a fresh fish market.

For our calendar of classes or to register for classes, call Argus Pacific at 206-518-6095 or click this link: Argus Pacific Training


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.


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


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


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.


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


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. YOU MUST SHOW YOUR CURRENT RENOVATOR CERTIFICATION WHEN YOU ATTEND CLASS. 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.


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.