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EnviroVantage Supervisors Complete Refresher Courses for Lead and Asbestos Licensing

Environmental cleanup firm conducts successful onsite training at its new headquarters.

January 7, 2008 – Epping, NH – EnviroVantage, Inc., a leader in the safe handling of hazardous materials at building and historic reconstruction sites, announced today that its management team has successfully completed annual refresher courses in asbestos and lead abatement training.

The courses, required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) respectively, took place at EnviroVantage‘s state-of-the-art training facility at its Epping headquarters.

Wendy Johnson, an instructor with the Institute for Environmental Education (IEE), facilitated the asbestos course on Thursday, December 27, 2007 for twenty EnviroVantage supervisors. The eight-hour course includes a written test workers must pass to maintain their asbestos licenses in compliance with OSHA requirements.

On Friday, December 28, EnviroVantage supervisors also participated in an eight-hour course on lead abatement. Vicki Shallow, a lead specialist with New Hampshire‘s Department of Environmental Services, audited the IEE-led session to ensure the course content covered all Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards and guidelines.

“The training was a success and conducting it onsite saved us time and enabled us to share our facility and resources with industry officials, says EnviroVantage founder and president Scott Knightly. We avail customers and associates use of our training room for any purpose that furthers our mission of eco-friendly materials management.”

EnviroVantage does environmental cleanup in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Vermont.

About EnviroVantage

EnviroVantage, Inc. is a regional leader in the safe handling and removal of hazardous materials (including lead paint, asbestos, and mold) found at building sites on projects requiring renovation, demolition, or historic reconstruction. EnviroVantage created the standard procedures for lead paint removal and staffs experts on every major contaminant found in buildings. Information about EnviroVantage, including its new training center, can be found at www.envirovantage.com.