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Lead Training Courses

Lead Awareness – 2 hour course

Price: $275.00 –  includes 10 people, $20.00 per each additional attendee
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A two hour introductory course giving basic information regarding exposure to lead by employees and employer responsibilities to limit exposure. This course is designed to provide employees whom may come into contact with lead containing materials information on identifying materials that may potentially contain lead and how to protect themselves accordingly.

Persons that disturb commercial or pre 1978 residential paint, construction and demolition workers, employees who weld, torch cut, sand blast, plumbers, electricians or mechanical contractors should take this course.

This course in no way meets any Federal or State requirements for RRP or Lead Abatement activities.

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Lead Worker – Initial – 24 hours

Price: $425.00 per person
Location: Our Location
Course Dates:October 15-17, 2018 from 8:30am – 5:30pm

This State of Michigan accredited course is required if you want to perform lead abatement activities within State of Michigan, not including tribal lands. This three(3) day course will provide you with the fundamentals of performing lead abatement activities. Topics include characteristics and uses of lead based paint throughout history, health effects of lead, removal and containment methods, proper lead-safe cleaning procedures, personal protection equipment and use, respirator use as well as proper disposal of waste.

When you complete this course you must submit your certificate and pay the fees to State of Michigan as well as pass the State’s third party exam to obtain full certification. These steps need to be completed every three years.

Note: Michigan Law requires a licensed lead abatement supervisor be on site at all times when lead abatement work is performed.

Lead Worker – Refresher – 8 hours

Price: $115.00 per person
Location: Our Location

State of Michigan accredited course required every three ( 3) years to maintain certification. This 8 hour course refreshes your knowledge of the fundamentals of performing lead abatement work. This course will also assist you in keeping up to date with current changes in the industry and , new requirements and interpretation of Federal and State regulations.

When you complete this course you must submit your certificate and pay the fees to State of Michigan as well as pass the State’s third party exam to obtain full re-certification.

Note: Michigan Law requires a licensed lead abatement supervisor be on site at all times when lead abatement work is performed.

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Lead Abatement Supervisor – Initial – requires worker certification – 32 hours

Price: $525.00 per person
Location: Our Location
Course Dates: October 15-18,2018 from 8:30am – 5:30pm

This State of Michigan accredited course is required for all contractors who wish to supervise lead abatement activities within the State of Michigan, not including tribal lands. The four day class teaches you the fundamentals of lead abatement activities including details in designing and managing lead abatement projects.  Topics include characteristics and uses of lead based paint throughout history, health effects of lead, removal and containment methods, proper lead-safe cleaning procedures, personal protection equipment and use, respirator use as well as proper disposal of waste, legal liabilities, insurance requirements, contractual issues, OSHA, EPA and State compliance documentation and environmental supervision and management techniques.

When you complete this course you must submit certificate, pay the fees, and pass state third party examination to become fully certified as a lead abatement supervisor. You must also be a certified lead abatement worker. These steps must be completed every three (3) years.

Note: Michigan Law requires a licensed lead abatement supervisor be on site at all times when lead abatement work is performed.

Lead Abatement Supervisor – Refresher – 8 hours

Price: $115.00 per person
Location: Our Location
Course Dates: January 23, 2018, January 26, 2018, February 1, 2018, February 2, 2018, February 15, 2018, February 16, 2018, March 13, 2018, March 14, 2018, March 15, 2018, and March 16, 2018, April 4, 2018 8:30am – 5:30pm
Course Time: 8:30am to 5:30pm

State of Michigan accredited course required of lead abatement supervisors every three (3) years. This 8 hour course refreshes your knowledge of the fundamentals of your supervisor roles. You will also receive up to date information regarding regulations, new requirements and interpretations of Federal and State regulations.

When you complete this course you must submit certificate, pay the fees, and pass state third party examination to renew your certification as a lead abatement supervisor. You must also be a certified lead abatement worker. These steps must be completed every three (3) years.

Note: Michigan Law requires a licensed lead abatement supervisor be on site at all times when lead abatement work is performed.

Lead Inspector – Initial – 24 hours

Price: $425.00 per person
Location: Our Location
Course Dates: October 8-10, 2018 from 8:30am – 5:30pm, October 22-24, 2018 from 8:30am – 5:30pm

This State of Michigan accredited course is a requirement if you want to perform lead inspections within the State of Michigan, not including Tribal lands. This three (3) day course teaches you the basics of performing inspections. Topics  include characteristics and uses of lead-based paint, lead’s health effects, types of lead-based paint housing components, identification of other lead-containing materials in housing, x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis, paint chip and dust wipe sampling methods, clearance examination procedures, required documentation and report creation standards.

When you have completed this course, you must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to obtain their State certification as lead inspectors, and pass a third party (State) certification exam.  State regulations require lead inspectors to undergo XRF manufacturer training prior to conducting XRF analysis. You must recertify every three (3) years.

Please Note: As per the Michigan Lead Abatement Act, any individual who wishes to test for lead-based paint must first become a licensed lead inspector.

Lead Inspector – Refresher – 8 hours

Price: $115.00 per person
Location: Our Location

This State of Michigan accredited course is required for all lead inspectors every 3 years to maintain their certification.  This one-day course will refresh attendees on the fundamentals of performing lead inspections within the State of Michigan, not including Tribal lands. Topics include characteristics and uses of lead-based paint, lead’s health effects, types of lead-based paint housing components, identification of other lead-containing materials in housing, x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis, paint chip and dust wipe sampling methodologies, clearance examination procedures, and required documentation and report creation standards.  Additionally, this course will assist attendees in keeping up with the current changes within the industry and new requirements from federal or state regulations.

When you completed this course, you must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to renew their State certification as lead inspectors, and pass a third party (State) certification exam.  Further, State regulations require lead inspectors to undergo XRF manufacturer training prior to conducting XRF analysis.

Please Note: As per the Michigan Lead Abatement Act, any individual who wishes to test for lead-based paint in target housing and child-occupied facilities must maintain their State certification as a licensed lead inspector every 3 years.  

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Lead Risk Assessor – Initial – 16 hours

Price: $275.00 per person
Location: Our Location
Course Dates: October 11-12, 2018 from 8:30am – 5:30pm, October 25-26, 2018 from 8:30am – 5:30pm

This an State of Michigan accredited course for those who wish to perform lead risk assessments within the State of Michigan, not including Tribal lands. This course teaches the regulated process for determining the presence and type of lead-based paint hazards through topics that include reviewing and interpreting lead inspection data, detailed review of homes to identify potential lead-related hazards, thorough review of dust, soil, paint, and water sampling requirements, required methods of evaluating hazards and painted components in housing, developing strategies and recommendations to control lead-related hazards, and required documentation and report creation standards.

When you have completed this course you must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to obtain their State certification as lead risk assessors, and pass a third party (State) certification exam. Applicants must first be currently accredited as a Lead Inspector in the State of Michigan. Applicants must be able to document either 1) at least a high school diploma or equivalent and 3 years of related experience in a construction or environmental trade or 2) an Associate’s degree and 2 years of related experience in a construction or environmental trade or 3) a Bachelor’s degree and 1 year experience in construction or environmental field.

Please Note: As per the Michigan Lead Abatement Act, any individual who wishes to test for lead-related hazards must first become a licensed lead inspector/risk assessor. Further, this same act requires that this certification be renewed every 3 years (see under Refresher training).  

Lead Risk Assessor – Refresher

Price: $115.00 per person
Location: Our Location

This State of Michigan accredited course is required for all lead risk assessors every 3 years to maintain their certification.  This one-day course will refresh attendees on the fundamentals of performing lead risk assessments within the State of Michigan, not including Tribal lands.  Topics include reviewing and interpreting lead inspection data, detailed review of homes to identify potential lead-related hazards, thorough review of dust, soil, paint, and water sampling requirements, required methodologies to evaluate hazards and painted components in housing, developing strategies and recommendations to control lead-related hazards, and required documentation and report creation standards.  Additionally, this course will assist attendees in keeping up with the current changes within the industry and new requirements from federal or state regulations.

When you complete this course, you must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to renew their State certification as lead risk assessors, and pass a third party (State) certification exam.  Applicants must maintain current accreditation as a Lead Inspector in the State of Michigan.

Please Note: As per the Michigan Lead Abatement Act, any individual who wishes to test for lead-based paint must maintain their State certification as a licensed lead inspector every 3 years.  

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Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Initial (8 hours)

Price: $125.00 per person
Location: Our Location
Course Dates: July 10, 2018 from 8:00am-5:00pm, July 12, 2018f rom 8:00am-5:00pm, July 18, 2018 from 8:00am-5:00pm, July 24 from 8:00am-5:00pm, July 25 from 8:00am-5:00pm, July 26 from 8:00am-5:00pm
This qualifies for Builder License Continuing Education

This one-day EPA certification course is required for all contractors who will perform renovations, repairs and painting activities, and is the minimum certification required to work on residential rehab programs for publicly funded jobs. Topics include characteristics and uses of lead-based paint, lead’s health effects, lead-safe work practices to minimize contaminated dust during work activities, absence-of-lead assessments, cleanup procedures, post-renovation cleaning verification, personal protective equipment, training of non-certified workers, and required compliance documentation. The required course exam is provided, and successful completion will certify the attendee as an EPA Certified Renovator. This certification must be renewed every 5 years.

Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Refresher Course (4 hours)

Price: $100.00 per person
Location: Our Location
This qualifies for Builder License Continuing Education

The RRP Refresher course is a half-day course which provides updated lead-based paint information to contractors who perform renovations, repairs and painting activities, as required by Federal EPA regulations.  Topics include changes in interpretation and enforcement, new data on health effects in children and adults, required lead-safe work practices when performing renovations, use of EPA-approved chemical test kits, proper lead-safe cleaning procedures, post-renovation cleaning verification, personal protective equipment, training of non-certified workers, and required compliance documentation.  The required course exam is provided, and successful completion will renew the attendee’s certification as a Certified Renovator for 5 years.

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Asbestos Training Courses

Note: these courses are coming soon and are not yet available.

Asbestos Awareness Course (2 hours)

Price: $275.00/base session (includes 10 people, $20.00 per additional attendee)
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The Asbestos Awareness Course is a two-hour introductory training that explains the basic safety and regulatory information regarding asbestos, and satisfies employer requirements for OSHA, EPA, and AHERA compliance.  The purpose of the course is to provide sufficient information to identify those building materials that may potentially cause exposures in their work areas to workers who work around- but who will not disturb- installed asbestos materials. The course also provides information on required safety measures and controls that must be provided by employers on all job sites. The course topics include: historic uses of asbestos, health effects, building materials that may contain asbestos, what to do when encountering potential asbestos materials, and how to clean up a minor asbestos disturbance. All asbestos certifications must be renewed annually.

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Asbestos Abatement Contractor/Supervisor – Initial (40 hours)

Price: $725.00 per person
Location: Our Location

The Asbestos Abatement Contractor/Supervisor initial course is an State of Michigan required course in order to supervise and manage asbestos abatement activities within the State of Michigan. This accredited five-day course teaches the detailed requirements for maintaining regulatory compliance and worker safety during asbestos abatement, including historic uses of asbestos, health effects, asbestos removal and containment methods, cleaning up after asbestos projects, personnel protective equipment & respirator use, employee decontamination, and proper waste disposal. In addition, it provides helpful guidance on environmental supervision and management techniques, and legal liabilities, insurance requirements, contract specifications, and OSHA & EPA recordkeeping requirements. Michigan asbestos regulations require the presence of at least one Asbestos Abatement Supervisor for the performance of all asbestos removal activities.

When you complete this course, you must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to obtain their State certification as asbestos abatement supervisors.

Please Note: As per Michigan Public Act 135, outside contractors and their employees who engage in the removal of asbestos from buildings must first become a licensed asbestos abatement worker or supervisor, and work for a licensed asbestos abatement contractor (company). This same act requires that these certifications be renewed annually (see under Refresher training).  The required applications and exam are provided during the training course, the fees for this licensing are not included in the cost of the training course.

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Asbestos Abatement Contractor/Supervisor – Refresher (8 hours)

Price: $115.00 per person
Location: Our Location

This State of Michigan accreditation course is required for all asbestos abatement supervisors on an annual basis to maintain certification.   This one-day course refreshes attendees on the detailed requirements for maintaining regulatory compliance and worker safety during asbestos abatement, including historic uses of asbestos, health effects, asbestos removal and containment methods, cleaning up after asbestos projects, personnel protective equipment & respirator use, employee decontamination, and proper waste disposal. Additionally, this course will assist supervisors in keeping up with the current changes within the industry and new requirements from federal or state regulations. Michigan asbestos regulations require the presence of at least one Asbestos Abatement Supervisor for the performance of all asbestos removal activities.

When you complete this course, you must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to continue their State certification as asbestos abatement supervisors.

Please Note: As per Michigan Public Act 135, outside contractors and their employees who engage in the removal of asbestos from buildings must first become a licensed asbestos abatement worker or supervisor, and work for a licensed asbestos abatement contractor (company). The required applications and exam are provided during the training course, the fees for this licensing are not included in the cost of the training course.

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Asbestos Inspector – Initial (24 hours)

Price: $425.00 per person
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The Asbestos Inspector initial course is an State of Michigan required course in order to perform asbestos sampling and inspection activities in all buildings within the State of Michigan.  This three-day course teaches the requirements of performing asbestos inspections in public, commercial and school buildings through topics that include historic uses of asbestos, health effects, types of asbestos materials, location of asbestos materials in buildings, proper sampling methods, and required documentation and report creation standards.

When you complete this course, you must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to obtain their State certification as asbestos inspectors, prior to conducting inspection activities.  Michigan requires that applicants must be able to document either 1) one year of experience in asbestos-related work (25%) or general building inspections related to environmental and health concerns or 2) at least five years experience with supervisory experience in general building operations and maintenance.

Please Note: Michigan OSHA regulations and Federal EPA regulations require that any individual who engages in the testing of materials to determine asbestos content must first become a licensed asbestos inspector. This same act requires that this certification be renewed annually.  The required applications and exam are provided during the training course, the fees for this licensing are not included in the cost of the training course.

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Asbestos Inspector – Refresher

Price: $100.00 per person
Location: Our Location

This State of Michigan course is required for all asbestos inspectors on an annual basis to maintain their certification.  This half-day course refreshes attendees on the fundamentals of performing asbestos inspections within public, commercial and school buildings through topics that include historic uses of asbestos, health effects, types of asbestos materials, location of asbestos materials in buildings, proper sampling methods, and required documentation and report creation standards.  Additionally, this course will assist inspectors in keeping up with the current changes within the industry and new requirements and interpretations from federal or state regulations.  

When you complete this course, you must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to continue their State certification as asbestos inspectors.

Please Note: Michigan OSHA regulations and Federal EPA regulations require that any individual who engages in the testing of materials to determine asbestos content must annually maintain accreditation as an asbestos inspector. While the required applications and exam are provided during the training course, the fees for this licensing are not included in the cost of the training course.

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Asbestos Management Planner – Refresher (4 hours)

Price: $100.00 per person
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This State of Michigan course is required for all asbestos management planners on an annual basis to maintain their certification.  This half-day course will refresh attendees on producing asbestos management plans following completion of mandated asbestos inspections and reinspections in public and private primary and secondary school buildings, as required by Federal law. The course topics include reviewing and interpreting asbestos inspection data, a detailed review of Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) requirements, producing management plans and operations & maintenance (O&M) programs, and required documentation and report creation standards.  In Addition, this course will assist attendees on keeping up with the current changes within the industry and new interpretations and requirements from federal or state regulations.  

When you complete this course, you must submit their certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to maintain their State certification as Asbestos Management Planners.

Please Note: Federal EPA regulations require that any individual who engages in determining asbestos hazards in school buildings (K-12) must annually maintain their accreditation as a licensed asbestos management planner. While the required applications and exam are provided during the training course, the fees for this licensing are not included in the cost of the training course.

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Asbestos Management Planner – Initial (16 hours)

Price: $275.00 per person
Location: Our Location

The Asbestos Management Planner initial course is an State of Michigan required course in order to define asbestos response actions and asbestos maintenance plans in school buildings within the State of Michigan.  This is two-day course teaches the requirements of producing asbestos management plans following completion of mandated asbestos inspections and reinspections in public and private primary and secondary school buildings, as required by Federal law.  Topics include reviewing and interpreting asbestos inspection data, a detailed review of Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) requirements, producing management plans and operations & maintenance (O&M) programs, and required documentation and report creation standards.  

When you complete this course, you must submit their certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to obtain their State certification as Asbestos Management Planners.

Attendees must hold current certification as an Asbestos Inspector to qualify for Management Planner accreditation.  This same act requires that this certification be renewed annually (see under Refresher training).  Additionally, applicants must also be able to document either 1) no less than two years of experience in asbestos-related work (25%) or 2) at least five years of experience in school building operations and maintenance.

Please Note: Federal EPA regulations require that any individual who engages in determining asbestos hazards in school buildings (K-12) must first obtain maintain accreditation as a licensed asbestos management planner. While the required applications and exam are provided during the training course, the fees for this licensing are not included in the cost of the training course.

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