EPA Lead Risk Assessor Initial Certification

EPA-Accredited

This Lead Risk Assessor initial certification course is required for those individuals who want to conduct lead-hazard investigation and control activities. Certification as a Lead Risk Assessor allows individuals to conduct on-site investigations to determine the existence, nature, severity, and location of lead-based paint hazards. The Lead Risk Assessor refresher training course provides information on lead-based paint investigation and reporting results and options for reducing lead-based paint hazards.

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Available Courses


Date Day Time Location Price
November 2, 2017
November 3, 2017
Thursday - Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm Chicago, IL $345.00 (USD) Register
November 30, 2017
December 1, 2017
Thursday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Denver, CO $400.00 (USD) Register
December 14, 2017
December 15, 2017
Thursday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Schuylerville, NY $450.00 (USD) Register

About

Course Objectives

The purpose of this course is to train individuals conducting risk assessments on methods and procedures including:

  • Identifying sources of lead contamination
  • Visual inspection to identify lead-based paint hazards
  • Sampling techniques
  • Clean-up and clearance
  • Results interpretation
  • Lead-based paint hazard evaluation
  • Control option recommendation and reporting

Syllabus

EPA Lead Risk Assessor Certification Initial Course Overview

  • Role and responsibilities of a risk assessor.
  • Collection of background information to perform a risk assessment.
  • Sources of environmental lead contamination such as paint, surface dust and soil, water, air, packaging, and food.
  • Visual inspection for the purposes of identifying potential sources of lead-based paint hazards.
  • Lead hazard screen protocol.
  • Sampling for other sources of lead exposure.
  • Interpretation of lead-based paint and other lead sampling results, including all applicable Federal or State guidance or regulations pertaining to lead-based paint hazards.
  • Development of hazard control options, the role of interim controls, and operations and maintenance activities to reduce lead-based paint hazards.

Preparation of a final risk assessment report.

FAQ

Additional education, experience and training requirements to become a Lead Risk Assessor?

Lead-Based Paint Risk Assessor

  • Pass an accredited inspector course.
  • Meet one of the following requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in a related field;
    • Associate’s degree and two years of experience in a related field;
    • A high school diploma (or equivalent), and at least three years of experience in a related field; or
    • Certification as an industrial hygienist, professional engineer, registered architect and/or certification in a related engineering/health/environmental field.

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.

Reviews

Customer Reviews

I would recommend this course to others.

The instructor was very personal with the class. H provided real life examples and dialog. I would recommend this lead certification course to anyone who needs it.

The training program provided very good information for the work that I do. Wonderful.

The lead certification class was easy to understand. Excellent job. Enjoyable day!

The instructor did very well. The content of the material and the instructors knowledge made the course useful.

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