LEAD RISK ASSESSOR DESCRIPTION:
Lead Risk Assessor courses offered at Chem Scope are CT DPH Approved under 20-478 and are also EPA Accredited under EPA CFR 40 745.226. Training is accepted in other states. Check with individual states for any new requirements and added requirements for licensing or certification. Students who successfully complete the initial course become eligible to be certified by DPH in the discipline. They have to meet State requirements, submit a fee and an application.
Additional experience and educational requirements for Lead Risk Assessors as noted from CT regulation 20-478:
An applicant for certification as an inspector risk assessor shall:(1) have completed a minimum of twenty-five (25) inspections over at least a three (3) month period as a certified or licensed lead inspector or one (1) year experience in a related field including, but not necessarily limited to, lead, asbestos, radon or other environmental remediation work and;
(2) meet one (1) of the following criteria:
(A) have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education, and at least one (1) year of experience in a related field as defined in subdivision (1) of this subsection; or
(B) be a certified industrial hygienist, or be licensed, registered or certified as an engineer, architect or in a related scientific field or be registered as a sanitarian; or
(C) have a high school diploma or equivalency and at least two (2) years of experience in a related field, as defined in subdivision (1) of this subsection.