The Lead Abatement Worker program prepares CCLs to work safely and productively on lead abatement projects. The course meets all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) training requirements under 29 CFR Part 1926.62 and 40 CFR Part 745.225 respectively. The course is mandatory for all workers conducting lead-based paint activities in target housing and child occupied facilities. DVDs available for this program include: Lead in Construction: Medical Surveillanceand Lead Paint Abatement in Residential Locations. Additional support materials for this program include: Lead Abatement Methods on Steel Structures (DVD: Lead in Construction – Safe Work Practices in Lead Abatement), and Lead Abatement Worker Program Examination and Examination Blue Print. In addition to English, this program is available in Spanish, Polish and Russian.

Topics Covered

  • History of Lead and Its Uses
  • Health Hazards of Lead Abatement
  • Lead Regulations
  • Personal Protective Equipment for Lead
  • Site Safety
  • Lead Sampling Methods
  • HUD Inspection and Risk Assessment
  • Residential/HUD Work Practices, Abatement Methods, and Disposable Procedures
  • Lead: Worker Rights