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Lead Abatement Contractor / Worker REFRESHER – 8 Hr – Euclid – 12/19/17

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

This 8-hour Lead Abatement Refresher training course is required by the Ohio Department of Health to reapply for a Lead Abatement Contractor license.  Per the Ohio Revised Code 3701-32-04 (G)(1)(a):  A lead abatement worker may take a lead abatement contractor refresher course in lieu of a lead abatement worker refresher course.

A licensed person must successfully complete the appropriate Ohio-approved refresher course within two years of their initial training or previous refresher course. If refresher training is not completed within two years the initial course must be repeated.

COURSE  TOPICS:

Health effects of lead, regulatory updates including ODH rules and EPA/HUD regulations, abatement strategies and controls, and various review exercises.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: 

Lead Abatement Contractor and Lead Abatement Worker per Ohio Revised Code 3701-32-04 (G)(1)(a):  A lead abatement worker may take a lead abatement contractor refresher course in lieu of a lead abatement worker refresher course.

According to the Ohio Department of Health Frequently Asked Question Memo:

  1. How do I renew my license?

To renew your license the following must be submitted to the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program:

1)   A completed application with an original signature.

2)   A copy of the refresher course certificate for the license sought.

3)   A check or money order made out to the “Treasurer, State of Ohio” in the amount of $500.00 as listed on the application.

4)   A photograph must be submitted with the licensure application. A recent passport sized color photo shall be attached. In lieu of attaching the photo, the applicant may e-mail a photo to lead@odh.ohio.gov. The photo must be FAQ 3701-32 and 3701-82 7/2016 in JPG format and must be labeled with the applicant’s last name and the last four digits of his/her social security number (i.e. Smith 5555).


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You must attend the whole class, any time missed must be made up before certificate can be issued.

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 reissued by The Ohio Department of Health.  Application fee to the State of Ohio for the Lead Abatement Contractor License is $500.00, for the Lead Abatement Worker License it is $50.00.

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

You must take a refresher course within two years of your previous training course, failure to do so will require retaking the 40-hour initial course.

Lead Experts | Renovation, Repair & Painting & Lead Abatement Training | EPA Accredited

Renovation, Repair and Painting INITIAL – 8 Hr – Euclid – December 21, 2017

If You have any Special Needs or Need a Reasonable Accommodation, Please Contact us Immediately!

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

This is a Renovation, Repair and Painting Initial Training course (RRP).    The course is a

8-hour class and includes hands-on procedures and a required certification exam. Upon completion of the class and passing the course exam, your information is uploaded into the U.S. EPA’s database with your uniquely assigned Certified Renovator number.  This certification is good for five years.  You will receive a certificate in the mail with your unique number and photograph.

You must take a refresher class before the five year expiration date to keep your certification current.  If your previous certificate has expired, you must retake the 8-hour training course.

The following is from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Small Entity Compliance Guide to Renovate Right:

What Is the Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program (RRP)? 

  • The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program is a federal regulatory program affecting contractors, property managers, and others who disturb painted surfaces.
  • It applies to residential houses, apartments, and child-occupied facilities such as schools and

day-care centers built before 1978.

  • It includes pre-renovation education requirements as well as training, certification, and work practice requirements.

–  Pre-renovation education requirements:

  • Contractors, property managers, and others who perform renovations for compensation in residential houses, apartments, and child-occupied facilities built before 1978 are required to distribute a lead pamphlet before starting renovation work.

–  Training, certification, and work practice requirements:

  • Firms are required to be certified, their employees must be trained (either as a certified renovator or on-the-job by a certified renovator) in use of lead-safe work practices, and lead-safe work practices hat minimize occupants’ exposure to lead hazards must be followed.
  • Renovation is broadly defined as any activity that disturbs painted surfaces and includes most repair, remodeling, and maintenance activities, including window replacement.
  • EPA’s lead renovation regulations can be found at 40 CFR Part 745, Subpart E.

Who Must Follow the Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule’s Requirements?

In general, anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and

child-occupied facilities built before 1978, this may include, but is not limited to:

–  Residential rental property owners/managers

–  General contractors

–  Special trade contractors, including:

  • Painters
  • Plumbers
  • Carpenters
  • Electricians

What Activities Are Subject to the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Program?

In general, any activity that disturbs paint in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities, including:

  • Remodeling and repair/maintenance
  • Electrical work
  • Plumbing
  • Painting preparation
  • Carpentry
  • Window replacement

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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.

Certification is good for five years.  You must take a refresher class before the five year expiration date to keep your certification current.  If your previous certificate has expired, you must retake the 8-hour training course.

Federal law requires all renovation, repair, and painting firms (including sole proprietorships) working in housing, or facilities where children are routinely present, built before 1978, to be certified. Firm certification is a key requirement to ensure the training of individuals and the use of lead-safe work practices.  Firms must apply to EPA.

Lead Experts | Renovation, Repair & Painting & Lead Abatement Training | EPA Accredited

Lead Risk Assessor Training – 8 Hr – REFRESHER – Euclid – 12/18/2017

If You have any Special Needs or Need a Reasonable Accommodation, Please Contact us Immediately!

*Satisfies Requirement for Inspector Refresher*

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

This 8-hour Lead Risk Assessor / Inspector Refresher training course is required by the Ohio Department of Health to reapply for a Lead Risk Assessor or Lead Inspector license

A licensed person must successfully complete the appropriate Ohio-approved refresher course within two years of their initial training or previous refresher course. If refresher training is not completed within two years the initial course must be repeated.

COURSE  TOPICS:

Health effects of lead, regulatory updates including ODH rules and EPA/HUD regulations, abatement strategies and controls, and various review exercises.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: 

Licensed Lead Risk Assessors and Licensed Lead Inspectors

According to the Ohio Department of Health Frequently Asked Question Memo:

  1. How do I renew my license?

To renew your license the following must be submitted to the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program:

1)   A completed application with an original signature.

2)   A copy of the refresher course certificate for the license sought.

3)   A check or money order made out to the “Treasurer, State of Ohio” in the amount of $500.00 as listed on the application.

4)   A photograph must be submitted with the licensure application. A recent passport sized color photo shall be attached. In lieu of attaching the photo, the applicant may e-mail a photo to lead@odh.ohio.gov. The photo must be FAQ 3701-32 and 3701-82 7/2016 in JPG format and must be labeled with the applicant’s last name and the last four digits of his/her social security number (i.e. Smith 5555).


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You must attend the whole class, any time missed must be made up before certificate can be issued.

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 reissued by The Ohio Department of Health.  Application fee to the State of Ohio for the Lead Risk Assessor or Lead Inspector License is $250.00.

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

You must take a refresher course within two years of your previous training course, failure to do so will require retaking the 24- hour Inspector and 16-hour Risk Assessor initial course.

Lead Experts | Renovation, Repair & Painting & Lead Abatement Training | EPA Accredited

Renovation, Repair and Painting REFRESHER – 4 Hr – Euclid – December 22, 2017

If You have any Special Needs or Need a Reasonable Accommodation, Please Contact us Immediately!

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

This is a Renovation, Repair and Painting Refresher Training course (RRP). The course is a 4-hour class and includes hands-on procedures and a required certification exam. Upon completion of the class and passing the course exam, your information is uploaded into the U.S. EPA’s database with your uniquely assigned Certified Renovator number.  This certification is good for five years.  You will receive a certificate in the mail with your unique number and photograph.

You must take a refresher class before the five year expiration date to keep your certification current.  If your previous certificate has expired, you must retake the 8-hour training course.

The following is from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Small Entity Compliance Guide to Renovate Right:

What Is the Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program (RRP)?

  • The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program is a federal regulatory program affecting contractors, property managers, and others who disturb painted surfaces.
  • It applies to residential houses, apartments, and child-occupied facilities such as schools and day-care centers built before 1978.
  • It includes pre-renovation education requirements as well as training, certification, and work practice requirements.

–  Pre-renovation education requirements:

  • Contractors, property managers, and others who perform renovations for compensation in residential houses, apartments, and child-occupied facilities built before 1978 are required to distribute a lead pamphlet before starting renovation work.

–  Training, certification, and work practice requirements:

  • Firms are required to be certified, their employees must be trained (either as a certified renovator or on-the-job by a certified renovator) in use of lead-safe work practices, and lead-safe work practices hat minimize occupants’ exposure to lead hazards must be followed.
  • Renovation is broadly defined as any activity that disturbs painted surfaces and includes most repair, remodeling, and maintenance activities, including window replacement.
  • EPA’s lead renovation regulations can be found at 40 CFR Part 745, Subpart E.

Who Must Follow the Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule’s Requirements?

In general, anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child-occupied facilities built before 1978, this may include, but is not limited to:

–  Residential rental property owners/managers

–  General contractors

–  Special trade contractors, including:

  • Painters
  • Plumbers
  • Carpenters
  • Electricians

What Activities Are Subject to the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Program?

In general, any activity that disturbs paint in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities, including:

  • Remodeling and repair/maintenance
  • Electrical work
  • Plumbing
  • Painting preparation
  • Carpentry
  • Window replacement

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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.

Certification is good for five years.  You must take a refresher class before the five year expiration date to keep your certification current.  If your previous certificate has expired, you must retake the 8-hour training course.

Federal law requires all renovation, repair, and painting firms (including sole proprietorships) working in housing, or facilities where children are routinely present, built before 1978, to be certified. Firm certification is a key requirement to ensure the training of individuals and the use of lead-safe work practices.  Firms must apply to EPA for certification to perform renovations or dust sampling. To apply, a firm must submit a completed application and fee to EPA online.  https://www.epa.gov/lead/lead-renovationabatement-firm-certification-application-or-update

Lead Experts | Renovation, Repair & Painting & Lead Abatement Training | EPA Accredited

Lead Risk Assessor Training – 16 Hr – INITIAL – Euclid – December 14 – 15, 2017

If You have any Special Needs or Need a Reasonable Accommodation, Please Contact us Immediately!

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

LEAD RISK ASSESSOR TRAINING

This 16-hour Lead Risk Assessor Initial training course is required by the Ohio Department of Health to apply for a Lead Risk Assessor license.  You must take the 24-hour Inspector Initial to as a prerequisite to apply for the Lead Risk Assessor license.

Classroom lectures and hands-on activities are conducted to familiarize participants with the likely locations of lead hazards, the interpretation of results of paint, dust, soil and water testing; development of abatement and hazard reduction options; report generation, and disclosure requirements.

COURSE TOPICS

Developing testing and sampling strategies, sampling protocols, interpreting testing results, abatement plan development, ODH rules, and EPA/HUD regulations.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Housing/commercial building inspectors, industrial hygienists, environmental, safety and health consultants, lead program professionals, and community development professionals.

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

Lead Risk Assessor application scope of practice.

1)  A Lead Risk Assessor is licensed to conduct:

  1. a) Lead Inspections;
  2. b) Lead-based paint sampling;
  3. c) Clearance examinations;
  4. d) Lead risk assessments;
  5. e) Lead hazard screen risk assessments;
  6. f) Other lead assessment activities, and
  7. g) Identify lead hazard control strategies to reduce or eliminate lead exposures.

2)   A Lead Risk Assessor shall not:

  1. a) Design lead abatement projects;
  2. b) Prepare pre-abatement plans;
  3. c) Write lead abatement specifications, and
  4. d) Perform lead abatement, lead-safe renovation 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 Risk Assessor Licenses are issued to the individual, not to a company.

You must attend a Lead Inspector Initial and Lead Risk Assessor Initial in order to apply for the Risk Assessor license.

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.

Lead Experts | Renovation, Repair & Painting & Lead Abatement Training | EPA Accredited

Lead Inspector Training – 24 Hr – INITIAL – Euclid – December 11 – 13, 2017

If You have any Special Needs or Need a Reasonable Accommodation, Please Contact us Immediately!

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

LEAD INSPECTOR TRAINING

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.

COURSE TOPICS

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.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

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.

Lead Experts | Renovation, Repair & Painting & Lead Abatement Training | EPA Accredited

Lead Abatement Contractor Training INITIAL – 40 Hr – LICENSING AS A WORKER – Cleveland – December 4 – December 8, 2017

If You have any Special Needs or Need a Reasonable Accommodation, Please Contact us Immediately!

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

LEAD ABATEMENT WORKER TRAINING

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.

COURSE  TOPICS:

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.

Lead Experts | Renovation, Repair & Painting & Lead Abatement Training | EPA Accredited

Lead Abatement Contractor / Worker Training INITIAL – 40 Hr – Euclid – December 4 – 8, 2017

If You have any Special Needs or Need a Reasonable Accommodation, Please Contact us Immediately!

Satisfies Requirement for Worker Initial.

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.

COURSE  TOPICS:

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:

  1. a) Conduct lead abatement;
  2. b) Provide professional advice regarding lead abatement;
  3. c) Supervise one or more Lead Abatement Workers;
  4. d) Write pre-abatement plans and lead abatement specifications, and
  5. 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:

  1. a) Lead inspections;
  2. b) Lead-based paint sampling;
  3. c) Clearance examinations;
  4. d) Lead risk assessments;
  5. e) Other lead assessment activity, or
  6. f) Lead hazard screen risk assessments.

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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.  In order to apply for the Contractor license, they require documentation of experience:  1 year experience as a Lead Abatement Worker or 2 years’ experience in lead, asbestos or other environmental remediation or construction.

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

Application fee to the State of Ohio for the Lead Abatement Contractor License: $500.00

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 40-hour initial course.

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