Lead-based paint abatement must be conducted by state-certified firms and individuals. State requirements include training, certification, accreditation and work practice standards. The requirements apply to housing constructed prior to 1978, and child-occupied facilities. These requirements are found in Colorado Air Quality Control Regulation No. 19 and the Colorado Revised Statute 25-5-1101.
To become a certified individual by Colorado, you must:
- Complete the required training. Approved training providers are listed below.
- Submit the appropriate application for certification (provided below).
- Pass the appropriate state exam for the discipline in which you want to be certified.
After successfully completing the above requirements, individuals seeking Supervisor or Worker certification will be issued a Lead Photo Identification Card. Inspectors will receive a certificate.
Approved training provider:
1775 West 55th Avenue
Denver, CO 80221
Certification application for firms
Become a lead evaluation firm or lead abatement firm
Certification application for individuals
Inspections and clearance testing
- Risk Assessor
Inspections, clearance testing, lead hazard screens and risk assessments
Supervision of abatement projects, preparation of occupant protection plans, abatement reports
Abatement activities under the direction of a certified abatement supervisor