2023 Code of Alabama
Title 22 - Health, Mental Health, and Environmental Control.
Title 1 - Health and Environmental Control Generally.
Chapter 37A - Alabama Lead Reduction Act of 1997.
Section 22-37A-6 - Designating Safe State as Accreditation Agency; Powers of Safe State.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 22-37A-6 (2023)

Section 22-37A-6

Designating Safe State as accreditation agency; powers of Safe State.

(a) Safe State, a division of the University of Alabama, is designated as the state accreditation agency for lead hazard training.

(b) Subject to the Alabama Administrative Procedure Act, Safe State shall establish a program to review and accredit lead training courses in accordance with Title IV of the Federal Toxic Substances Control Act.

(c) Safe State shall establish and maintain a state registry of accredited individuals who have successfully completed accredited lead training courses and who meet all other personal accreditation requirements established by Safe State under this chapter.

(d) An individual who provides or participates in the lead hazard reduction activities described in Section 22-37A-5 shall obtain valid Safe State registration and certification from the board prior to engaging in such activities.

(e) Subject to the Alabama Administrative Procedure Act, Safe State shall develop and publish policies and procedures governing the accreditation of lead training courses and the registration of accredited individuals.

(f) Safe State may establish reasonable fees for the conduct of the accreditation and registration programs and expend the fees to administer the program.

(g) Safe State may enter into cooperative agreements with and accept grant assistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in support of the training and accreditation provisions of Title IV of the Federal Toxic Substances Control Act (Public Law 99-519, 100 Stat. 2970, 15 U.S.C. §2601 et seq., as amended), or from any other agency of government or under other authority to carry out the intents of this chapter.

(h) Safe State may negotiate and establish reciprocity agreements with other states where equivalency of lead training accreditation or registration of individuals, or both, can be demonstrated.

(Acts 1997, No. 97-553, p. 975, §6.)

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