DPH APPROVED LEAD INITIAL COURSE:
Lead Supervisor courses offered at Chem Scope are CT DPH Approved under 20-478-1 through 3. Since Connecticut is an EPA authorized state, the course are also EPA Accredited under EPA CFR 40 745.226 and meet requirements of OSHA 1926.62. 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 and pass a third party federal exam become eligible to be certified by DPH in this discipline. They have to meet state requirements, submit a fee and an application. Students must have annual refresher before getting their certification renewed.
LEAD SUPERVISOR INITIAL TRAINING DESCRIPTION:
The course includes lectures, demonstrations, at least eight hours of hands-on training, a hands on skills assessment, and a written examination. The course includes instruction on:
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 abatement.
Legal and insurance issues relating to lead-based paint abatement.
Development of preabatement work plan
Hazard recognition and control
Respiratory protection and protective clothing
Lead paint abatement or lead hazard reduction including prohibited methods
Interior dust abatement/cleanup or lead hazard reduction
Soil and exterior dust abatement or lead hazard reduction
Clearance standards and testing
Cleanup and Waste disposal
Community relations process
Role and responsibilities of a supervisor.
Liability and insurance issues relating to lead-based paint abatement
Risk assessment and inspection report interpretation
Development and implementation of an occupant protection plan and abatement report