• Lead Abatement Program

    Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry regulations require that contractors performing lead abatement activities be trained and certified. Lead abatement is any set of measures designed to permanently eliminate lead-based paint hazards. It includes the removal of lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust, the permanent containment or encapsulation of lead-based paint, the replacement of lead-painted surfaces or fixtures and the removal of covering of lead contaminated soil as well as all preparation, cleanup, disposal, and post-abatement clearance testing activities associated with such measures. In addition, Pennsylvania's Department of Labor & Industry Lead Regulations state that temporary measures designed to render the property lead safe as opposed to lead free require certification(s) as a Lead Professional(s).
    CCAC is pleased to now offer abatement courses that include the work practice standards, procedures and prohibited or restricted abatement work practices, pre-abatement plans, waste management and clearance necessary for compliance. 
    1. Lead Abatement Supervisor: The objective of this four day (32 hour) training program is to prepare individuals to be certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry to supervise and conduct abatements and to prepare occupant protection plans as abatement reports. It includes lead-based paint abatement and hazard controls, clearance standards and testing, background on regulations, liability, and insurance issues, cleanup, and waste disposal.
    2. Lead Abatement Worker: The object of this two day (16 hour) training program is to prepare individuals to be certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry to preform lead abatement in target housing. It includes lead-based paint abatement and hazard controls, clearances standards and testing, background on regulations, abatement methods, prohibited practices, set-up and enclosures, dust control, cleanup, and waste disposal.
    3. Lead Abatement Inspector: The objective of this three day (24 hour) Lead Abatement Inspector training program is to prepare individuals to be certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry to be able to perform lead-based paint inspections and clearance examinations for abatement or renovation projects. It will train inspectors to identify the presence of lead in housing in order to protect children, and focuses specifically on the presence of lead paint (paint inspections) and in dust and soil (clearance inspections).
    4. Lead Abatement Risk Assessor: The objective of this two day (16 hour) training program is to prepare individuals to be certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry to be able to determine and then report the existence, nature, severity, and location of lead-based paint hazards in housing through an on-site investigation and the possible means of correcting and hazards identified. It includes sampling, elevated blood lead level investigations, report preparations, and ongoing monitoring. Lead abatement does not include renovation and remodeling, or landscaping activities whose primary intent is not to permanently eliminate lead-based paint hazards, but is instead to repair, restore or remodel a given structure or dwelling, even though these activities may incidentally result in a reduction in lead-based paint hazards.
    Classes are limited to 25 persons. Registration must be made 10 days prior to the start of the first class.

    Registration Options
    • Because CCAC cares about your privacy, we cannot process credit card information by mail. Please visit CCAC Shop Community to register. You will find these courses listed under the Technical Training tab in the online store. Or call 412.788.7546 - VISA, MasterCard, Discover Card, and American Express are accepted.
    • Register in person: Walk in to any CCAC campus between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Hours may vary by campus.
    • Register by mail: Print and complete the registration form. Enclose a check or money order and mail to:
      Lead Program
      CCAC, West Hills Center
      Room N1200
      1000 McKee Road
      Oakdale, PA 15071