Training is an integral component to MECA contractors' ability to provide some of the most competent, experienced workers in the industry. Below are photos of a class at the Laborer's training facility in Lino Lakes, MN. Click on a photo to see an enlargement and caption. Click the arrows above the enlarged photos to see a slideshow.

Lead paint removal using heat gun.
Preparation for lead paint removal.
Instruction on chemical removal of lead paint.
Inspecting and donning respirators.
Glovebag activity.
Fit testing at left; lead paint removal at right.
Instruction on cleaning masks.