16 and older
The objective of the three-day EPA Lead Inspector course is to prepare students for a position as a lead inspector.Course Topics
- Background Information Regarding the Use of Lead
- Locating Lead in Various Building Components
- Sources of Lead Contamination
- The Potential Health Effects related to Lead Exposure
- Regulatory Review of OSHA, the EPA, and Title X
- Theory and Use of X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzers
- Liability and Insurance Issues
- Lead-Based Paint Testing Operations
- Visual Inspection
- Dust Sampling for Lead Contamination
- Soil Sampling for Lead Contamination
- Sample Analysis and Laboratory Accreditation
- Data Evaluation and Report Preparation
- Regulation #19 Review
– Lead; Requirements for Lead-Based Paint Activities in Target Housing and Child-Occupied Facilities; Final Rule 40 CFR Part 745OSHA
– Lead in General Industry 29 CFR 1910.1025, Lead in Construction 29 CFR 1926.62, Respirator Requirements 29 CFR 1910.134CDPHE
– Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, Regulation No. 19HUD
– Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing, Second Edition (2012), pursuant to Section 1017 (Title X) of the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992.
The material will be presented through various media types including: lectures, slide presentations, videos, and printed material. Hands-on exercises involving XRF report preparation and paint chip sampling are incorporated into the training to familiarize the student with the practical aspects of performing a lead inspection.Please Note:
Bring a current photo ID to class.
You will receive a Digital and Hardcopy Certificate upon course completion.
Homemade pastries, coffee, soda, water and many more treats are served at every class.