Individuals seeking recertification as a Lead Inspector must be recertified before your current certification expires if you wish to continue conducting lead-based paint activities. This lead Inspector certification Refresher course is required for those individuals who want to conduct surface by surface investigation to determine the presence and location of lead-based paint in housing, child occupied, commercial and industrial facilities. This Lead Inspector course provides information on lead-based paint inspection activities including regulatory requirements, methodologies and reporting requirements.
The Lead Inspector Refresher course is 8 hours and provides updated industry-related information on state-of-the-art lead inspector methods and procedures including real-life practical experience that you can immediately apply to your work activity. Don’t let your certification expire, get recertified today.
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The purpose of this course is to train individuals lead inspectors on proper inspection & sampling methodologies including:
- Uses and locations of lead
- Health effects of lead
- Regulatory review pertaining to lead-based paint
- Roles & responsibilities of lead-based paint inspector
- Lead-based paint, dust, soil & other inspection methodologies
- Building construction & components related to lead-based paint
- Clearance standards & testing
- Interpretation of lead sampling results
- Formulation & implementation of the final inspection report
EPA Lead Inspector Certification Refresher Course Overview
- Role and responsibilities of an inspector.
- Background information on lead and its adverse health effects.
- Background information on Federal, State, and local regulations and guidance that pertains to lead-based paint and lead- based paint activities.
- Lead-based paint inspection methods, including selection of rooms and components for sampling or testing.
- Paint, dust, and soil sampling methodologies.
- Clearance standards and testing, including random sampling.
- Preparation of the final inspection report.
Frequently Asked Questions
Additional education, experience and training requirements to become a Lead Inspector?
Lead-Based Paint Inspector
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.