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If LICENSING AS A WORKER, go to “Lead Abatement Contractor Training INITIAL – 40 Hr – LICENSING AS A WORKER”
**Please note that pre-registration is required for this event and walk-ins are not permitted.**
This 40-hour Lead Abatement training course is required by the Ohio Department of Health to apply for a Lead Abatement Contractor license. 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.
The trainings goal is an individual who has the knowledge to be responsible for supervising safe, effective residential lead abatement projects.
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.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Environmental and asbestos abatement contractors, industrial hygienists, environmental consultants, architects, housing professionals, painting contractors, abatement supervisors, demolition contractors, renovation and remodeling contractors, general contractors, project designers, and policy makers.
From the Ohio Department of Health Frequently Asked Questions Memo regarding Lead Abatement Contractors:
Lead Abatement Contractor scope of practice.
1) A Lead Abatement Contractor is licensed to do the following on residential units, child care facilities and schools, or the soil surrounding them, or both:
- a) Conduct lead abatement;
- b) Provide professional advice regarding lead abatement;
- c) Supervise one or more Lead Abatement Workers;
- d) Write pre-abatement plans and lead abatement specifications, and
- e) Perform lead-safe renovation, essential maintenance practices, interim controls, and paint stabilization.
2) A Lead Abatement Contractor shall not perform or provide advice on:
- a) Lead inspections;
- b) Lead-based paint sampling;
- c) Clearance examinations;
- d) Lead risk assessments;
- e) Other lead assessment activity, or
- f) Lead hazard screen risk assessments.
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