2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:2Q-4 - Development, offering, accreditation of training courses


NJ Rev Stat § 26:2Q-4 (2013) What's This?

26:2Q-4. Development, offering, accreditation of training courses
4. a. The department shall develop, offer, or accredit training courses which shall be required for certification. These training courses shall include instruction in safe and effective evaluation and abatement methods. The training courses shall be developed in accordance with regulations adopted by the Department of Community Affairs pursuant to sections 14 through 24 of P.L.1993, c.288 (C.52:27D-427 through C.52:27D-437) and the "State Uniform Construction Code Act," P.L.1975, c.217 (C.52:27D-119 et seq.).

b. The training course for persons performing lead evaluation shall include, but not be limited to, instruction in:

(1) safe and effective techniques and methods to test for lead hazards and assess lead hazards on premises before, during and after abatement of lead hazards;

(2) risk assessment of the dangers posed by lead hazards on a premises and the effectiveness of various abatement techniques and methods and hazard reduction measures to reduce the risk posed by the presence of lead;

(3) safe work practices, including determining whether occupants must be relocated during lead abatement;

(4) practices to prevent contamination of the premises; and



(5) applicable State and federal requirements.



c. The training course for persons performing lead abatement shall include, but not be limited to, instruction concerning:

(1) safe and effective abatement techniques to remove, cover, encapsulate, or otherwise mitigate lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust and soil;

(2) possible routes of exposure during abatement of lead hazards;



(3) safe work practices, including determining whether occupants must be relocated during lead abatement;

(4) proper cleanup of lead-contaminated waste generated on the premises during and after lead abatement;

(5) safe and lawful handling, transport and disposal of lead-contaminated waste; and

(6) applicable State and federal requirements.



d. The commissioner is authorized to adopt any applicable federal requirements or guidelines established by federal law, including any requirements or guidelines that apply to homeowners or other property owners, notwithstanding that the requirements or guidelines may be inconsistent with the provisions of sections 1 through 12 of P.L.1993, c.288 (C.26:2Q-1 through C.26:2Q-12).

e. The department may establish continuing education requirements for recertification.

f. A person shall not hold himself out as accredited by the department or otherwise represent that he is competent to offer training unless he has been accredited to provide training pursuant to this section.

L.1993,c.288,s.4.


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