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Individuals exempt from licensing requirements as provided under Minnesota Statutes, section 144.9505, subdivision 1, paragraph (d), must complete lead hazard awareness and lead safe work practices training. Otherwise, only individuals who are licensed, registered, or trained according to this chapter may perform regulated lead work.


Individuals who are exempt from the licensing requirements are not exempt from parts 4761.2580 to 4761.2680 and must perform lead hazard reduction according to the methods in parts 4761.2620 to 4761.2670.


An individual licensed as a lead worker or lead supervisor may perform all types of lead hazard reduction.


To conduct regulated lead work, a certified lead firm must employ:


lead workers, lead supervisors, lead inspectors, lead risk assessors, lead project designers, or lead sampling technicians with current licenses and registrations; or


interim controls workers.


A person that is licensed or registered under this chapter and employs a subcontractor to perform regulated lead work must ensure that the subcontractor is licensed, certified, or registered.


A licensed individual or certified lead firm must ensure that current lead licenses, registrations, or training diplomas are readily available at the work site for review by the commissioner's representative and the assessing agency with jurisdiction over the work site. Lead training course diplomas may be used in lieu of lead licenses only as provided in parts 4761.2240, subpart 5, item B; 4761.2260, subpart 6, item B; 4761.2280, subpart 5, item B; 4761.2300, subpart 6, item B; and 4761.2320, subpart 6, item B, for individuals engaged in regulated lead work.


A lead supervisor must be assigned to each lead hazard reduction project and must be present during work area preparation and final cleanup. At least one lead worker at the site must be able to immediately contact the lead supervisor. The lead supervisor must be present at the work site within two hours after being contacted.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.9508


29 SR 531

Published Electronically:

November 29, 2004

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