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WAC 365-230-132

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Inspector, risk assessor, or supervisor.

(1) To become certified by the department as an inspector, risk assessor, supervisor, pursuant to WAC 365-230-130, an individual must:
(a) Successfully complete an accredited course in the appropriate discipline and receive a course completion certificate from an accredited training program.
(b) Pass the certification exam in the appropriate discipline offered by the department; and
(c) Meet or exceed the following experience and/or education requirements:
(i) Inspectors. No additional experience and/or education requirements.
(ii) Risk assessors.
(A) Successful completion of an accredited training course for inspectors; and
(B) Bachelor's degree and one year of experience in a related field (e.g., lead, asbestos, environmental remediation work, or construction), or an associates degree and two years experience in a related field (e.g., lead, asbestos, environmental remediation work, or construction); or
(C) Certification as an industrial hygienist, an engineer, a registered architect, certified safety professional, registered sanitarian, or registered environmental specialist; or
(D) A high school diploma (or equivalent), and at least three years of experience in a related field (e.g., lead, asbestos, environmental remediation work or construction).
(iii) Supervisor:
(A) One year of experience as a certified lead-based paint abatement worker; or
(B) At least two years of experience in a related field (e.g., lead, asbestos, or environmental remediation work) or in the building trades.
(2) In order to be eligible to take the certification examination for a particular discipline, an individual must:
(a) Successfully complete an accredited course in the appropriate discipline and receive a course completion certificate from an accredited training program.
(b) Meet or exceed the education and experience requirements described in this section.
(c) Submit a completed application as described in WAC 365-230-150.
(3) An individual may take the certification exam no more than three times within six months of receiving a course completion certificate.
(4) If an individual does not pass the certification exam and receive a certificate within six months of receiving his/her course completion certificate, the individual must successfully complete the appropriate lead-based paint course from an accredited training program before reapplying for certification from the department.
(5) A passing score on third-party, qualifying examination administered by the department is seventy or above.
(6) After successfully completing the appropriate training and application requirements as described in these rules, an individual shall be certified by the department.
(7) To maintain certification, an individual must be recertified as described in WAC 365-230-160.
(8) Certification shall be nontransferable.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.103.10 [70.103.010], 70.103.20 [70.103.020], 70.103.30 [70.103.030], 70.103.40 [70.103.040], 70.103.50 [70.103.050], 70.10.80 [70.103.080], and 70.103.90 [70.103.090]. WSR 11-07-067, § 365-230-132, filed 3/21/11, effective 4/21/11. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.103 RCW. WSR 07-07-044, § 365-230-132, filed 3/13/07, effective 4/13/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.103.0030(2) [70.103.030(2)], 70.103.020, 70.103.030, 70.103.040, 70.103.050, 70.103.060, 70.103.070, 70.103.080, 70.103.090. WSR 04-10-037, § 365-230-132, filed 4/29/04, effective 5/30/04.]