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Lead Professional Certification Program

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The Lead Certification Program requires training and certification of lead professionals, including lead inspectors, elevated blood lead inspectors, visual risk assessors, lead abatement contractors, lead abatement workers, and lead-safe renovators. It also requires certification of the firms that employ certified lead professionals.

Certified firms and lead professionals must provide services according to work practices outlined in state rules. Lead Professional Certification ensures that lead inspectors and/or risk assessors and visual risk assessors are properly trained and certified to identify lead hazards and to assure that lead hazards have been remediated. Certification also ensures that lead abatement contractors, lead abatement workers, and lead-safe renovators are properly trained and certified to conduct abatement that will properly eliminate lead hazards and to conduct renovation, remodeling, and painting in a safe manner.

Join the Lead Professional Certification Listserv

Keep up to date with any new or relevant information related to Lead Professional Certification by joining this service.  The Department will use this as a primary way to distribute information to those interested in issues related Lead Professional Certification.  The Department anticipates significant changes to this program in 2017. 

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Lists of Certified Professionals

Lists of Approved Training Providers

List of Approved 3rd Party Test Providers

For more information about the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, please call 1-800-972-2026