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Remodelers offer course on lead paint

The Oregon Remodelers Association will present "Lead-based Paint: Safe Work Practices for Rehab, Remodeling and Renovation" from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 9 at the University of Oregon's Erb Memorial Union, 1222 E. 13th Ave., Eugene.

The course will educate anyone working on pre-1978 homes on how to minimize lead dust and soil contamination as well as how to reduce lead exposure to occupants and workers during remodeling.

All contractors, property managers, homeowners and maintenance workers are welcome. The class fulfills the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requirement for lead-safe work practices training for those working on pre-1978 federally funded housing.

To reserve a spot, call Kimberly Irving, (800) 863-9119. Space is limited to 50 people. The cost is $99.

Disabled workers offered training

ROSEBURG - The Adaptive Technology Center in Roseburg, a group funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is offering no-cost one-on-one computer training for those with disabilities.

The training deals with keyboard skills, computer procedures, Windows operating system, Internet and e-mail.

Adaptive computer technology includes screen magnification programs, screen reading programs and alternate keyboards. The center also helps employers, employees and potential employees develop specific computer skills.

Training can be scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays. The center is at Umpqua Training and Employment Inc., a government-funded work force training agency at 760 N.W. Hill Ave. For more information, contact Vince at (541) 888-1450 or e-mail at dandrpowell@juno.com.
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Jul 6, 2002
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