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Lead Abatement Worker
April 20 @ 8:00 am – April 23 @ 5:30 pm
Length: 4 days
Who Should Take This Course: This course is designed for anyone who will be responsible for performing lead abatement work, including: General Contractors, Roofing Contractors, Demolition Contractors, Renovation Contractors, Flooring Contractors, Siding Contractors, Supervisors/Foremen, Project Managers, and Laborers.
Course Description: This training is approved by the New Jersey Department of Health’s Lead Program and provides information on lead-based paint abatement and regulatory guidelines for individuals who conduct lead abatement work. Through hands-on training and lecture, students learn procedures for containment and decontamination systems, worker protection and safety, health effects of lead poisoning, history of lead exposure, waste disposal, clean-up tactics and clearance protocols. 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.
Certification: Students will receive a certificate of completion. It is strongly recommended that you contact your state’s lead program before taking training from an outside source.
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
Participant must complete full 32 hour schedule to be certified.