Central Arizona Chapter No. 1 dba
Bill Lunsford-PDCA Scholarship Fund
Now Accepting Applications
The PDCA Bill Lunsford Scholarship Fund was created in FY2000 to honor Bill Lunsford on the occasion of his seventieth birthday to celebrate his fifty-two years in the painting industry: thirty-two years service to the Central Arizona Chapter; Arizona Council and Western Conference of the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America. A teacher, Bill advocates that education makes a difference and this fund can be a tool to help with that difference.
The Trustee's of the PDCA Bill Lunsford Scholarship Fund vote to award scholarship grants to eligible deserving applicants selected by Fund's Trustees. Eligibility rules and application procedures are available here.
The Fund's Trustees will receive nominations postmarked no later than December 31, 2013 for awards distributed in 2014. Any nominations received after the above deadline will be considered for awards distributed in 2015.
2014 LRRP Training Dates Added
We have added two 2014 dates to the LRRP schedule - January 3rd and April 4th. Visit the LRRP page for more information and to sign up.
December 3, 2013
The LEAD Renovation, Repair and Painting
To protect against EPA fines and lawsuit risks regarding lead painting in child occupied buildings, certified education is required. On April 22, 2008, EPA issued a rule requiring the use of lead-safe practices and other actions aimed at preventing lead poisoning. Under the rule, beginning April 22, 2010, contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978 must be certified and must follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination.
The Course Description
This class is a one day training program meeting all EPA requirements for contractors, property owners or managers and maintenance personnel who are involved in any activity that has the potential to disturb lead based paint.
The following topics will be covered:
Lead Dust Hazards
EPA Regulations, Violations and Fines
Clean-Up of Work Site
Training Non-Certified Workers
Final Exam must be passed
This course is approved for the purposes of certification under Section 402 of TSCA. 1-Day, 8-Hour Class. EPA Training Accreditation #NAT-RV-I-62592-1-EN
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