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SUNY Canton to Host Lead Renovation Certification Classes

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

SUNY Canton CRESTThe SUNY Canton Career Ready Education and Success Training (CREST) Center for Workforce Development and the Occupational Health Clinical Center of the North Country are sponsoring two lead renovation safety certification classes Dec. 1 and Dec. 16.

This eight-hour course is required for any renovators or painters to become a certified lead-safe contractor, which is necessary to work on pre-1978 housing, schools or child-occupied facilities.

The training is also recommended for landlords, property managers or homeowners who are completing renovations.

The training will be held at the CREST Center on the SUNY Canton campus from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be taught by Environmental Education Associates, an EPA-accredited organization. Lunch will be provided.

Registration is free if completed by Nov. 28 by visiting or by contacting Relani Prudhomme, outreach and education coordinator for the Occupational Health Clinical Center, at (315) 744-0651 or


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SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and professional certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service and recently received number one rankings in library resources, library services and tutoring services in the SUNY Student Opinion Survey. The college’s faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses as well as 11 exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 15 athletic teams compete as members of the NCAA Division III.