Training - Questions and Answers
This page includes questions and answers about training
and certification for a lead-safe renovator.
I am a plumber, work in HVAC or install Sprinklers do I have to be
No, you do not have to be certified by the state
if you are working under your Department of Commerce License, however,
you must still take the 8 hour training course. If you decide to work
outside of your Commerce license requirements you must obtain full
certification from the state and send in an application for company
||Where do I get
training to be certified?
||For the one day training check the
DHS Lead Training website
for a list of accredited trainers.
||I am a lead
abatement supervisor. Do I have to take the 8 hour training?
||If you had you refresher after October 19, 2009 the
RRP information was included in the refresher. If your refresher was
before October 19, 2009 you can either take the 8 hour Lead-Safe
Renovation Initial class, the 4 hour Lead-Safe Renovator Refresher
class or take a supervisor refresher class.
||I am a Certified
Lead-Safe Worker or had Lead-Safe Work training. Do I have to take
the 8 hour training?
||You will have to take a 4 hour Lead-Safe Renovator
Refresher class. However you may take the 8 hour Lead-Safe
Renovation Initial class or a lead worker refresher class.
||What training and certification are required to conduct
regulated activities in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied
||Every regulated project requires at least one
certified Lead-Safe Renovator to be in charge of compliance with the
regulation, train uncertified workers and conduct final cleaning
person must complete, at a minimum, an accredited Lead-Safe
Renovation training course and apply to the Department of Health
Services for certification as a Lead-Safe Renovator.
January 13, 2014