The Massachusetts Lead Law (MGL Chapter
111 sec. 189A-199B) requires that owners of homes built before 1978 and with
children under the age of six living in them correct any lead hazards on the property.
The law applies to owner occupied homes as well as to rental property.
In 1994 the Lead law was amended to make it easier
and less expensive for owners to delead their homes. Part of these amendments
includes Encapsulation, Low Risk Deleading, Moderate Risk Deleading and Interim
Control. This course will prepare participants to apply any of these methods.
is for property owners and their agents who would like to become authorized to
perform moderate-risk deleading on the owner’s home(s). The training is
designed to give owners and agents an understanding of the Lead Law and its requirements.
As a result of this course, participants will be
prepared to take a written exam, administered by the Massachusetts Department
of Public Health’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program. The exam
is mailed to participants after completion of the course.
This course does not teach participants the carpentry
skills that are needed to complete the work successfully, nor does this course
allow the owner/agent to supervise others to perform the work. Only those
who successfully complete this course are allowed to perform the actual work necessary
for lead abatement.
Successful completion of the course means you have:
the entire training.
the exam with a score of 75% or better.
Received a confirmation letter from the Massachusetts Department
of Public Health’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
Program (CLPPP) with your exam results and an authorization number.