This Lead Abatement Supervisor training provides information on lead-based paint abatement and regulatory guidelines for those individuals that will plan and/or oversee lead abatement work. The course focuses on essential abatement procedures including site preparation, contract planning, project management, abatement implementation and record-keeping.
A certified Lead Abatement Supervisor can perform all of the duties that a lead worker can, and additionally a Supervisor is responsible for occupant safety during the abatement process and for writing the abatement plan. At least one certified Lead Abatement Supervisor must be assigned to a lead abatement job.
Abatement is any set of measures designed to permanently eliminate lead-based paint hazards. Abatement work that is not conducted by a certified Lead Supervisors and Lead Workers is subject to heavy fines by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or applicable Authorized State Lead Program.
Please note you must meet one of the following requirements:
- One year of experience as a certified lead-based paint abatement worker; or
- Two years of experience in a related field.
- Worker Protection and Safety
- Health Effects of Lead Exposure & Medical Surveillance
- Occupant Protection
- Clean-Up and Clearance
- Waste Disposal
- Residence and Community Relations
- Regulatory Aspects of Lead Abatement
- Lead Abatement Techniques
- Use of XRF Paint Analyzers by Lead Inspectors
- How to Interpret a Lead Inspection and Risk Assessment Report
- How to Write an Abatement Final Report
- Legal and Insurance Issues
- Worker Training
*Please note that you must take a 3rd party EPA Exam in order to receive an EPA Certificate. EPA Application Process: https://cfpub.epa.gov/flpp/pub/index.cfm?do=main.individualSearch