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40 Hr Initial Lead Abatement Contractor Course


Contact information:

  • Iowa Lead Safety at (515) 331-1690

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A 40 hr Lead abatement course that qualifies individuals to:

  • 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.
  • This course is usually a 5 day course with the first 3 days of the course assigned to the certified abatement worker portion .(see abatement worker category for these courses). All 5 days are required for the lead abatement contractor professional. 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.