Worker Certificate

 

 According to the California Department of Public Health, the Worker certificate is for those who plan to do lead abatement activities under the direction of a supervisor. These certificates are also for those who plan to do repainting or general construction on surfaces painted with lead-based paint. This includes:

  • Building containment structures and sealing off work areas to prevent lead dust from spreading

  • Removing, enclosing or covering lead-based paint hazards or lead contaminated soil

  • Preparing lead contaminated waste for disposal and cleaning-up the work area

 

Under California's Title 17 regulations, a certified Worker

  • may conduct lead abatement activities

  • may not prepare lead abatement plans

  • may not conduct lead hazard evaluations, including clearance inspections

 

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