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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 15. Virginia Board For Asbestos, Lead, And Home Inspectors
Chapter 30. Virginia Lead-Based Paint Activities Regulations
9/26/2021

18VAC15-30-450. Initial training criteria for lead abatement worker.

The lead abatement workers course shall last a minimum of 16 hours with a minimum of eight hours devoted to hands-on training. The training course shall address the following topics:

1. Role and responsibilities of an abatement worker.

2. Background information and health effects of lead.

3. Background information on federal, state and local regulations and guidance that pertains to lead-based paint activities.

4. Lead-based paint hazard recognition and control methods.*

5. Lead-based paint abatement and lead hazard reduction methods, including restricted work practices.*

6. Interior dust abatement methods/clean-up or lead hazard reduction.*

7. Soil and exterior dust abatement methods or lead hazard reduction.*

8. Course review.

9. Examination.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-501 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 2, eff. November 13, 1996; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2003.

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