§ 203.4. Certification procedures and requirements.
(a) Federal requirements. Applicants for certification shall meet the EPA certification course requirements in 40 CFR Part 745 (relating to lead-based paint poisoning prevention in certain residential structures).
(b) Certification of individuals. An applicant for certification in a lead-based-paint occupation shall successfully complete a lead-based-paint training course accredited by the Department and pass an examination approved by the Department. Applicants shall submit a completed application on a form provided by the Department, along with the appropriate fee designated in subsection (d), and a copy of training certificate required under EPA regulations. The Department will not process an application that is incomplete or submitted without the proper fee.
(c) Contractor certification. Applications for certification of a contractor or firm shall be submitted in the same manner as provided by subsection (b), except that no EPA training certificate will be required.
(d) Proof of certification.
(1) A person engaged in a lead-based-paint occupation shall posses a Commonwealth-issued photo identification card or Commonwealth notification for a photo identification card. This documentation shall be available at each work site for inspection by the Department.
(2) A person whose photo identification card or Commonwealth notification for a photo identification card is lost or destroyed shall notify the Department in writing within 2 days, and shall maintain a copy of the written notification at the work site until the Department issues a new photo identification card or Commonwealth notification for a photo identification card.
(3) A contractor or firm shall have available on the work site a contractor certification issued by the Department.
(e) Renewal. Certification shall be renewed annually in the same manner as provided in subsections (a) and (b). Photo identification cards and contractor certifications will be issued annually.
(f) Supervisors. A certified supervisor may perform the tasks of a worker.
This section cited in 34 Pa. Code § 203.7 (relating to reciprocity).
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