Ohio Admin. Code 3701-32-05 - Clearance technician scope of practice and standards of conduct

(A) A clearance technician is licensed to perform clearance examinations on non-abatement lead projects only.
(B) A clearance technician shall not design, perform, prepare, or provide advice on:
(1) Lead inspections;
(2) Lead-based paint sampling;
(3) Lead risk assessments, lead hazard screen risk assessments, or other lead assessment activities;
(4) Lead abatement projects;
(5) Pre-abatement plans for designed abatement projects;
(6) Specifications for a lead abatement project; or
(7) Lead abatement activities. , lead-safe renovation or essential maintenance practices.
(C) A clearance technician shall not perform a clearance examination at a residential unit, child care facility or school for the purpose of determining compliance with a lead hazard control order issued pursuant to rule 3701-30-09 of the Administrative Code.
(D) To apply for a license as a clearance technician, an individual shall comply with the applicable provisions of rule 3701-32-04 of the Administrative Code.
(E) A clearance examination performed following non-abatement lead activities may be conducted by a clearance technician. The clearance technician shall comply with the requirements set forth in rule 3701-32-12 of the Administrative Code when performing a clearance examination following non-abatement lead activity.
(F) A clearance technician shall prepare a report for each clearance examination performed following non-abatement lead activity . Each report shall be written in a format as prescribed by the director and shall comply with rules 3701-32-12 and 3701-32-15 of the Administrative Code.


Ohio Admin. Code 3701-32-05
Effective: 12/1/2021
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 3/26/2021 and 06/02/2026
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3742.03
Rule Amplifies: 3742.02, 3742.04, 3742.05, 3742.08, 3742.10, 3742.14, 3742.15, 3742.16, 3742.17, 3742.39
Prior Effective Dates: 04/01/2004, 07/05/2009

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