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EPA Dust Wipe Sampling Technician Course
February 6, 2014 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM$200
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and Office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have produced this course to teach individuals how to conduct non-abatement lead dust clearance testing under EPA’s Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule, and clearance examinations under HUD’s Lead Safe Housing Rule. At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Understand the Federal, State, and Indian Tribe regulatory requirements for lead dust clearance testing
Conduct a visual inspection and correctly identify visible dust, debris, and deteriorated paint
Appropriately determine where to take dust wipe samples and how to develop a sampling strategy
Collect dust samples in accordance with standard acceptable procedures
Correctly interpret results of a laboratory analysis for lead in dust
Apply these skills to conduct an appropriate lead dust clearance test in post-renovation and other circumstances
Write a complete, accurate, and understandable report of sampling results
Explain the results to the client
This course is designed to be taught over 8 hours, with 2 hours devoted to hands-on training.