Courses

LEAD HANDLER INITIAL

EPA Lead Based Paint Handler

This 2-day lead-worker course is designed to meet federal EPA lead training requirements. This course, including hands-on activities, will cover topics including: Background information and sources of contamination on lead federal and local regulations, hazard recognition and controls Health effects, safety, medical surveillance Personal protective equipment, respirators, clothing Work practices including work area preparation, indoor and outdoor abatement of paint dust and soil clean-up and disposal and record keeping This course is designed to provide information on the identification and abatement of lead-based paint hazards. Course Content: Identification of lead-based paint hazards Proper abatement and handling of lead-based paint Legal, insurance and liability concerns State and Federal regulations Effects of lead exposure Sources of lead contamination X-Ray Fluorescence Detectors (XRF) HUD’s hazard assessment protocol State-of-the art abatement procedures Removal/encapsulation/enclosure procedures Duration: 2 days