Lead Inspector Training – 24 Hr – INITIAL – Toledo – Monday through Wednesday, April 30 – May 2, 2018

  • Start date: April 30, 2018
  • End date: May 02, 2018
  • Ohio

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


This 24-hour Lead Inspector Initial training course is required by the Ohio Department of Health to apply for a Lead Abatement Inspector license and a pre-requisite for the Lead Risk Assessor license.

The purpose of this course is to equip inspectors with the specialized skills necessary to conduct accurate and defensible residential inspections for lead-based paint. Course follows EPA curriculum and HUD guidelines.


History of lead use, sources of environmental lead contamination, development of sampling strategies, lead-based paint sampling and analysis, inspection report generation, testing of other media for lead contamination, Ohio Department of Health rules, EPA/HUD regulations, theory and use of x-ray fluorescence analyzers, disclosure requirements.


Housing/commercial building inspectors, industrial hygienists, environmental safety and health consultants, trainers, and community development professionals should attend. This course is a prerequisite for the Risk Assessor Training course.

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

Lead Inspector scope of practice.

1)   A Lead Inspector is licensed to perform:

  1. a) Lead inspections;
  2. b) Lead-based paint sampling; and
  3. c) Clearance examinations.


2)   A Lead Inspector shall not:

  1. a) Perform lead risk assessments, lead hazard screen risk assessments, or other lead assessment activities;
  2. b) Design lead abatement projects;
  3. c) Prepare pre-abatement plans; or
  4. d) Perform lead abatement, lead-safe renovations, or essential maintenance practices.

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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.

Lead Inspector Licenses are issued to the individual, not to a company.

Application fee to the State of Ohio for the Lead Inspector License: $250.00

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 24-hour initial 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, April 30 - Wednesday, May 2, 2018 :
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
April 30 - May 2, 2018
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