Training: Lead

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EPA Individual Application - Click on link below:

http://www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/indapp.pdf

EPA Firm Application - Click on link below:

http://www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/firmapp.pdf

lead certification information (Lead Abatement New York City) The activities that may be performed by each discipline, and the specific requirements for initial certification are listed below. 

LEAD INSPECTOR:

Certified lead inspectors may perform inspection and post-abatement clearance activities.
1. Pass an EPA-accredited inspector course.
2. Pass the EPA inspector certification exam.

LEAD RISK ASSESSOR:

Certified lead risk assessors may perform inspection, post-abatement clearance, lead hazard screen, and risk assessment activities.

1. Pass an accredited inspector course.
2. Pass an EPA-accredited risk assessor course.
3. Pass the EPA risk assessor certification exam.
4. Meet one of the following requirements:
a. Bachelor's degree and 1 year of experience in a related field, or
b. an Associates degree and 2 years experience in a related field; or
c. Certification as an industrial hygienist, professional engineer, registered architect and/or
d. Certification in a related engineering/health/environmental field, or
e. A high school diploma (or equivalent), and at least 3 years of experience in a related field.


LEAD ABATEMENT SUPERVISOR:

Certified lead abatement supervisors may perform specific abatement activities, including oversight of abatement projects and preparation of the occupant protection plan and the abatement report.

Pass an EPA-accredited abatement supervisor course.
Pass the EPA abatement supervisor certification exam.
Meet one of the following requirements:
a. One year of experience as a certified lead-based paint abatement worker, or
b. At least 2 years of experience in a related field.

LEAD PROJECT DESIGNER:

Certified lead project designers may prepare occupant protection plans and abatement reports for abatement projects.
Pass an accredited supervisor course.
Pass an EPA-accredited project designer course.
Meet one of the following requirements:
a. Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, or a related profession, and 1 year of experience in building construction and design or a related field, or
b. Four years of experience in building construction and design or a related field.

LEAD ABATEMENT WORKER:

Certified lead abatement workers may conduct abatement activities under the direction of certified abatement supervisors.

Pass an EPA-accredited abatement worker course.
Re-Certification If you completed an accredited training course with a course test and, if applicable, a hands-on assessment, you must be re-certified every three years. If you completed an accredited course that included a proficiency test, you must be re-certified every five years (all disciplines except Project Designer). To be re-certified before your current certification expires, you must submit your renewal application no later than 90 days before the expiration date.