Q: Is the renovator hired by general contractor responsible for the work practices of other contractor?

All firms performing renovations must ensure that all individuals performing renovation activities on behalf of the firm are either certified renovators or have been trained by a certified...

All firms performing renovations must ensure that all individuals performing renovation activities on behalf of the firm are either certified renovators or have been trained by a certified renovator.  A firm acting as a general contractor may satisfy this requirement by hiring another certified firm that takes responsibility for ensuring that all individuals performing the renovation activities are either certified renovators or have been trained by a certified renovator.  With respect to assigning a certified renovator who is responsible for any OJT and regularly directing workers who are not certified renovators, a firm acting as a general contractor may satisfy this requirement by hiring another certified firm that in turn assigns a certified renovator to the job.  However, this does not discharge the general contractor’s liability to ensure compliance with the RRP Rule.