Below are all of the state/federal requirements in Massachusetts to become a certified Lead-Safe Renovator Supervisor professional.
If you have any questions on this information, please contact your local government agency.
|STATE||MA - learn more and view available courses|
|DISCIPLINE||Lead-Safe Renovator Supervisor (Renovation, Repair, and Painting)|
|COURSE DURATION||8 hours|
|ACCREDITING BODY||Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards|
|INDIVIDUAL APP REQUIREMENTS||Must apply to Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards as an individual on the contractor application. There is no fee at this time.|
|INDIVIDUAL EXAM FEES||25-Question Course exam, 70% passing score|
|COMPANY APP REQUIREMENTS||$375 every five years|
|REFRESHER TRAINING||Refresher training (4 hours) is required every five (5) years from date of cert expiration for individual certification.|
|RECIPROCITY||There are numerous reciprocity agreements with EPA and other states with authorized lead-based paint programs. Your state may accept training for certification programs from those training providers accredited by EPA or other state authorized programs. Because reciprocity agreements are subject to change, it is strongly recommended that you contact your state's accrediting body before taking training from an outside source.|
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|NOTES||-Entities working in their own facilities, with their own employees, may apply for a waiver so that they need not obtain a separate license as a Lead-Safe Renovation Contractor. Documentation is necessary. Waiver expires in 5 years -Entities who were EPA-certified prior to 7/9/10 may apply for a waiver so that they do not have to pay the MA fee. MA fee must be paid when EPA certification expires -Deleading contractors need not receive a separate license as a Lead-Safe Renovation Contractor -Must provide additional documentation about company, (e.g., list of employees, proof of workers comp insurance) -Must provide proof that a Medical Monitoring program is in place -Must provide proof that a Respirator Protection program is in place -Training Requirements: Training course covers basic respirator and personal protection training elements -Work Practices: Lead-Safe Renovator Supervisor must be on site the entire time that RRP work is in progress -May use tarpaulins to cover plants and ground on exterior projects. Tarps must satisfy the requirements for covering plants and ground [454 CMR 22.11 (9)(e)2] -Tarps may only be reused after thorough decontaminated using HEPA-vacuum or wet cleaning -Tarps shall not subsequently used for interior renovation work in Target Housing or Child-Occupied Facilities -Record keeping: The Certified Renovator must create and document a Medical Monitoring program -The Certified Renovator must create and document a Respirator Protection program -Workers must use a Sign In/Sign Out chart to document their presence in the contained area|