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Renovation Repair & Painting (RRP)/Lead-Safe Work Practices Training

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Registration at:
Registration code: KBIG/Flint Hills Builders Assn.
KBIG reduced rate: $150 per attendee.

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Renovation Repair & Painting (RRP)/Lead-Safe Work Practices Training

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 8:00am – 5:00pm
MB Supply Company – conference room
8226 South Port Drive, Manhattan, KS 66502

Bring your company and staff into compliance with the Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule Kansas Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Prevention Program.

The class is facilitated by Baker Environmental Inc. Email: or call 913-541-0220 with questions. Registration is through the facilitators website and is not directed through FHABA or KBIG.

• Lunch and beverages will be provided by our FABA member hosts at MB Supply Company
• Register early – seats are limited!

Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Lead-based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule excerpt:
• Training, certification, and work practice requirements: Firms are required to be licensed, their employees must be trained in use of lead-safe work practices, and lead-safe work practices that minimize occupants’ exposure to lead hazards must be followed.
• What activities are subject to the RRP rule? In general, any activity that disturbs more than 6 square feet of paint interior and 20 square feet of paint exterior in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities, including: remodeling and repair/maintenance, electrical work, plumbing, painting, carpentry, window replacement.

See the entire KDHE notification at:

Renovation, Repair and Painting/Lead Safety Refresher Course

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Renovation, Repair and Painting/Lead Safety
Work Practices Initial & Refresher Course

Monday, July 31, 2017 8:00am – 5:00pm

The EPA and Kansas state requirements mandate that all persons who work on pre-1978 houses, schools and daycares receive accredited LSWP/RRP training before the work begins. This is required for any construction-related project that disturbs lead-based paint. The EPA and State monetary and imprisonment penalties for non-compliance are extensive! All persons are required to be licensed/certified by the EPA or the appropriate State agency where the work is occurring.

The class is being taught by Larry Hopkins, President of BEC (Baker Environmental Consulting). He is the BEC Training Manager for EPA (RRP/LSWP Initial and Refresher Courses) and the states of Missouri and Kansas providing Training, Testing, and Consulting for residential and commercial clients throughout the mid-west.

If you have any questions, please call KBIG at 785-266-4540 or Debora at Baker Environmental Consulting at 913-541-0220 or email: Thank you for your participation.


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Registration form:  OSHA 10 – Registration Form

• This course will cover key construction safety issues.
• Participants will receive complete up-to-date training on OSHA standards.
• Participants who complete the entire 10 hours of instruction will be issued OSHA Student Course Completion Cards.
Program includes: OSHA 10
Introduction to OSHA
Electrical Safety
Fall Protection
Material Handling
Stairways & Ladders
Excavation Safety
Personal Protective Equipment

KAIA Conference Update

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KBIG attended the KAIA Rural & Small Agents Conference in Hutchinson, KS on January 26, 27 and 28.

20160213_aIt’s the largest conference of independent agents in the state! We enjoyed meeting and socializing with agents, as well as offering promo items such as ice scrapers, cell phone battery packs, Tervis style tumblers, koozies and KBIG Logo T-Shirts.


Interested in one of our awesome promo items?

Contact or call 877-266-4540! And if you send us a picture wearing a KBIG shirt in front of your company sign or logo, you will be entered to win a $100 gift card!

20160213_c(T-shirt sizes and quantities are limited)  Drawing to be held June 1, 2016




-Doug Hamilton, Administrator

We are KBIG.

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KBIWCF made a huge transition today; for over 20 years we have been known as the Kansas Building Industry Workers Compensation Fund.  As of today, we are Kansas Builders Insurance Group (KBIG).  We’ve changed a lot . . . new name, new logo, new website, even our colors are all new . . . but what HASN’T changed is our commitment to Kansas contractors and construction related businesses.  If you haven’t checked us out in a while, let us quote your work comp.  Call your independent insurance agent or let us know if you have any questions.  Simply click the “Send a Note” button.  You’ll get a timely response with a friendly answer.

We are KBIG and we exist for the benefit of our members! 

-Doug Hamilton, Administrator