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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

18VAC15-30-470. Initial training criteria for lead inspector.

The lead inspector course shall last a minimum of 24 hours with a minimum of eight hours devoted to hands-on training. The training course shall address the following topics:

1. Background information on lead.

2. Health effects of lead.

3. Regulatory review. This entails a discussion of applicable federal, state and local regulations that pertains to lead-based paint, including distribution and thorough review of this chapter.

4. Roles and responsibilities of the lead-based paint inspector.

5. Lead-based paint inspection methods, including selection of rooms and components for sampling or testing.*

6. Paint, dust, and soil sampling methodologies.*

7. Preparation of the final inspection report.*

8. Clearance standards and testing, including random sampling.*

9. Recordkeeping.

10. Course review.

11. 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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