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16-hr Lead Abatement Worker to Contractor Upgrade Course


Contact information:

  • Interfaith Housing at (563) 324-1483

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A 16 hour course that enables an individual who has already taken the 24-hour worker course to upgrade to a lead abatement contractor.

Supervise lead abatement projects

  • Supervise certified lead abatement workers
  • Be responsible for conducting lead abatement projects according to IDPH rules and regulations.
  • Submit lead abatement notifications to IDPH.
  • In addition a 3rd party exam is required for abatement contractor eligibility. All lead professionals must submit an application for individual and firm certification with a $60.00 fee after completing course requirements.

To maintain current status all abatement contractors must reapply annually and take an 8hr abatement refresher every 3 years.