16 and older
The objective of the two-day EPA Lead Risk Assessor course is to prepare students for a position as a lead risk assessor.Pre-requisite:
MUST be a current Lead InspectorCourse Topics
- Background Information Regarding the Use of Lead
- Locating Lead in Various Building Components
- The Potential Health Effects related to Lead Exposure
- Sources of Lead Contamination
- Preliminary Contact with the Dwelling Owner
- Visual Examination
- Dust Sampling
- Lead in Soil
- Sampling Deteriorated Paint and Reviewing XRF Reports
- Water Sampling
- Lead Hazard Screens
- Procedures for Assessing Multi-Family Properties
- Developing a Hazard Control Option Plan
- Ongoing Monitoring
- Performing Risk Assessments for Housing with Children who have elevated Blood Lead Levels
- Owner/Occupant Relations
- 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 interpretation of an XRF report and walking a deteriorated area to determine hazard control options are incorporated into the training to familiarize the student with the practical aspects of performing a lead risk assessment.
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.