19 CSR 30-70.330 - Requirements for a Training Provider of a Lead Inspector Training Course

PURPOSE: This rule delineates the curriculum requirements for a lead inspector training course.

(1) A training provider of a lead inspector training course must ensure that their lead inspector training course curriculum includes, at a minimum, sixteen (16) training hours of classroom training and eight (8) training hours of hands-on training.
(2) A lead inspector training course shall include, at a minimum, the following course topics. Requirements ending in an asterisk (*) indicate areas that require hands-on training as an integral component of the course.
(A) Role and responsibilities of an inspector;
(B) Background information on lead-history of lead use and sources of environmental lead contamination;
(C) Health effects of lead-how lead enters and affects the body; levels of concern; and symptoms, diagnosis and treatments;
(D) Regulatory background and overview of lead in applicable state and federal guidance or regulations pertaining to lead-bearing substances including: 40 CFR part 745; U.S. HUD Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing (and its most recent revisions), 29 CFR part 1910.1200; 29 CFR part 1926.62; Title X: Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992;
(E) Sections 701.300 to 701.338, RSMo, Missouri regulations pertaining to lead licensure, and Missouri Work Practice Standards for Lead-Bearing Substances specific to lead inspection activities;
(F) Lead-based paint inspection methods, including selection of rooms and components for sampling or testing;*
(G) Pre-inspection planning and review including: developing a schematic site plan, determining inspection criteria and locations to collect samples in single and multi-family housing;*
(H) Paint, dust, and soil sampling methodologies including:*
1. Lead-based paint testing or X-ray fluorescence paint analyzer (XRF) use: types of XRF units and basic operation and interpretation of XRF results, including substrate correction;
2. Soil sample collection including soil sampling techniques, number and location of soil samples, and interpretation of soil sampling results; and
3. Dust sample collection techniques including number and location of wipe samples, and interpretation of test results;
(I) Quality control and assurance procedures in testing analysis;
(J) Legal liabilities and obligations;
(K) Clearance standards and testing, including random sampling;*
(L) Record keeping; and
(M) Preparation of the final inspection report.*


19 CSR 30-70.330
AUTHORITY: sections 701.301 and 701.314, RSMo Supp. 1998.* Emergency rule filed Aug. 19, 1999, effective Aug. 30, 1999, expired Feb. 25, 2000. Original rule filed Aug. 19, 1999, effective Feb. 29, 2000.

*Original authority: 701.301, RSMo 1998 and 701.314, RSMo 1993, amended 1998.

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