EPA Lead Abatement Worker Initial Certification (Spanish)


Certification as a Lead Abatement worker allows individuals to perform lead abatement work activities. The lead abatement worker initial course agenda includes instructions of the following topics: The history of lead, types of lead, uses and applications; health effects and medical surveillance requirements; current state and federal regulations; air monitoring and sampling; bulk sampling and analysis; worker protection equipment; negative pressure systems; glove bag removal; establishing high integrity lead abatement work areas and proper abatement practices and procedures.

The Lead Abatement Worker Initial course is 24 hours and provides in-depth knowledge and instruction on state-of-the-art lead abatement worker methods and procedures including extensive real-life practical experience that you can immediately apply to your work activity. Get certified today and start working tomorrow. Course is delivered in Spanish.

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Available Courses

Date Day Time Location Price
May 26, 2019
June 1, 2019
June 2, 2019
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago, IL $500.00 (USD) Register
June 23, 2019
June 29, 2019
June 30, 2019
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago, IL $500.00 (USD) Register


Course Objectives

The purpose of this course is to train individuals to abate lead-based paint hazards safely. This Lead Abatement Worker initial training course is intended to:

  • Comply with EPA or state/Indian tribe training, accreditation, and licensing requirements
  • Provide knowledge to do your job properly and safely
  • Train you in the laws and practices that apply to lead-based paint hazard control projects


EPA Lead Abatement Worker Certification Initial Course Overview

  • Role and responsibilities of an abatement worker.
  • Background information on lead and its adverse health effects.
  • Background information on Federal, State and local regulations and guidance that pertain to lead-based paint abatement.
  • Lead-based paint hazard recognition and control.
  • Lead-based paint abatement and lead-based paint hazard reduction methods, including restricted practices.
  • Interior dust abatement methods/cleanup or lead-based paint hazard reduction.
  • Soil and exterior dust abatement methods or lead-based paint hazard reduction.


Frequently Asked Questions

Additional education, experience and training requirements to become a Lead Abatement Worker?

Lead-Based Paint Abatement Worker

  • None

Who administers the lead-based paint activities program?

EPA administers the lead-based paint program only in areas where states, territories or tribes are not authorized by EPA to operate their own lead abatement programs. The states administered by EPA include: Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Wyoming or American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Marianas and Tribal Lands.

All other states have EPA-authorized lead-based paint programs. Additionally, the Cherokee Nation, Lower Sioux Nation, Upper Sioux Community, and Bois Forte Band have EPA-authorized lead-based paint programs.


Customer Reviews

He kept it interested and kept our attention well. He provided real world experiences. Great.

The class size was perfect for learning with less distractions. Excellent course.

Clear and well spoken instructor. He did a great job. I recommend this course to others needing to get lead paint certification.

I like the presentation and all the information gained. The instructor did a very good job and was very knowledgeable. I recommend ZOTApro.

The class was smooth and easy. The instructor did a good job. I would recommend taking this lead certification course from ZOTA.

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