Lead Paint Inspector & Risk Assessor (CDPH, EPA initial course)

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Lead Paint Inspector & Risk Assessor (CDPH, EPA initial course)


Hayward: Forensic Analytical Consulting Services (FACS)
21228 Cabot Blvd
Hayward, CA


Sep 28, 2020 - Oct 2, 2020
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Passing this course meets the training requirement for California Department of Public Health certification. It also meets training requirements for US EPA Inspector or Risk Assessor certification under section 402 of the Toxic Substances Control Act.

When combined with the proper education and experience levels, and an approved CDPH or EPA Certification application, you will be able to:

  • conduct lead hazard inspections,
  • prepare risk assessment reports for building owners and occupants,
  • recommend ways to safely handle lead hazards present in a building or residence.

You develop an understanding of:

  • the uses of lead in buildings,
  • health effects of lead exposure,
  • various lead regulations, including complex HUD guidelines for sampling lead paint.

You examine the pros and cons of paint chip sampling versus using x-ray fluorescence (XRF) paint analyzers.

In hands-on workshops, you practice taking:

  • paint chip samples,
  • soil samples,
  • dust samples,
  • XRF analyzer (direct reading device) readings

You conduct a mock risk assessment with the guidance of some of the most experienced lead inspectors in California.

You also review and assess options for interim controls (temporary measures used to reduce lead hazards).

Please note: all registrants who complete this course and pass the multiple choice test on the final day will receive a California Department of Public Health Certificate of Course Completion. If you also need Federal EPA course certificates (Risk Assessor and Inspector), please add the $10 EPA notification and processing fee to your registration when booking a space. (If you work outside of California, check with your regulatory agency regarding whether they accept CDPH training on a “reciprocal” basis or whether they need separate EPA certificates.)

40-hour Lead Paint Inspection and Assessment initial course $675 (includes lunch all 5 days)

(Additional fee for Federal EPA certification $10)

Register online by completing the booking form below.

If you choose “Pay Offline,” your registration will be tentative until payment is received. Please review our payment and cancellation policies before enrolling in a course.

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Ticket Type Price Spaces
40-hour Lead Inspector/Assessor Initial course
TRN1265+TRN-Lead IA
OPTIONAL processing fee for Federal EPA certificates
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21228 Cabot Blvd
Hayward, CA