Lead Abatement Contractor Training INITIAL – 40 Hr – LICENSING AS A WORKER – Cleveland – February 5 – 9, 2018

  • Start date: February 05, 2018
  • End date: February 09, 2018
  • Cleveland / Ohio

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**Please note that pre-registration is required for this event and walk-ins are not permitted.**


The typical Lead Abatement Worker training course is a 32-hour training course as required by the Ohio Department of Health to apply for a Lead Abatement Worker license.  However, this class is being taught as the Lead Abatement Contractor class and is a 40-hour training course and satisfies the requirements for the Lead Abatement Worker course.

This training course uses both the EPA model Lead Abatement Contractor curriculum, HUD Guidelines, and includes OSHA and EPA compliance requirements. The class focuses on identification of safe work practices and job specifications for controlling hazards of lead paint, dust, and soil. Table top exercises are used to teach how to choose abatement methods that are most cost-effective. Trainees participate in hands-on demonstrations of abatement techniques, personal protective equipment, and environmental testing methods.


Current and Pending Regulations, Recognition and Control of Hazards, Toxicology of Lead, Effective Employee Training and Protection, Project Supervision Techniques, Estimating Costs of Abatement Jobs, Waste Disposal Issues, OSHA Compliance Requirements, Pre-Abatement Plan Preparation, Legal Liabilities Associated with Lead Abatement, Ohio Dept. of Health Rules, HUD Guidelines, Hands-on Demonstration of Abatement Techniques.

From the Ohio Department of Health Frequently Asked Questions Memo regarding Lead Abatement Workers:

Lead Abatement Worker scope of practice.

A)   A Lead Abatement Worker is licensed to perform lead abatement. In a residential unit, child care facility or school, or the soil surrounding it, or both, a Lead Abatement Worker may perform:

  1. Lead abatement;
  2. Lead-safe renovation;
  3. Essential maintenance practices;
  4. Interim controls, and
  5. Paint stabilization.

B)   A Lead Abatement Worker shall not:

  1. Supervise lead abatement;
  2. Perform or provide advice on lead inspections;
  3. Perform or provide advice on lead-based paint sampling;
  4. Perform or provide advice on clearance examinations;
  5. Perform or provide advice on lead risk assessments;
  6. Perform or provide advice on lead hazard screen risk assessments;
  7. Perform or provide advice on other lead assessment activity;
  8. Design lead abatement projects, or
  9. Prepare pre-abatement plans.

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You must attend the whole class, any time missed must be made up before certificate can be issued.  You must also pass a written exam for issuance of a certificate.

Certificates are usually mailed within a week of the course completion.  Please contact the office if you need a copy of your certificate sooner.

Your license will be issued by The Ohio Department of Health.

Application fee to the State of Ohio for the Lead Abatement Worker License: $50.00

You must sit for a third party exam after applying for your license:  $70.00

License is good for two years.  To renew your license, you must show proof of attending an 8-hour refresher training course.

You must take a refresher course within two years of your previous training course, failure to do so will require retaking the initial training course.



Cancellation out of a training class by a registrant will be subject to the following:

Cancellation at least 7 days before the first day of the training class will entitle the registrant to a full refund of all paid training class fees.

Cancellation 6 days or less, but before the first day of the training class will result in a refund of all paid class fees less a 50% penalty.

Cancellation on or after the first day of the training class, will result in no refund.

Cancellation Penalties are Waived if you Reschedule into a Future Training Class

Event Schedule
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Monday, February 5, 2018 - Friday, February 9, 2018 :
8:00AM-5:00PM each day
February 5 - 9, 2018
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