Supervisor/Competent Person Training for Deleading and Hazardous Coatings Removal (C3) Course

Lead Paint Removal (C3)

Supervisor/Competent Person Training for Deleading and Hazardous Coatings Removal (C3) Course

C3 contains specific discussions on protecting workers, compliance with environmental regulations, proper management of waste streams, operations that result in potential exposures to lead and other hazards, and associated control technology. It includes background information on the hazards of lead and other toxic metals as well as a review of the current legal and regulatory issues. The course also addresses developing programs to effectively control risks to workers, the public, and the environment.

Who should attend

  • Painting Contractors
  • Competent Persons
  • Specifying or project managers
  • Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) personnel
  • Engineers
  • Consultants
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Why attend - benefits of attending

After attending this course you will be able to:

  • Identify sources of hazardous coatings and materials and the relative risks posed by industrial painting activities
  • Describe the potential effects of hazardous coatings/materials
  • Implement controls and work practices necessary to protect the public, environment, and workers during industrial hazardous coating removal activities

What this course covers

  • Hazardous coatings and materials in industrial painting
  • Legal and liability Issues
  • Health effects of hazardous coatings and materials
  • Identification of hazardous coatings/hazardous materials
  • Air, soil, water/sediment, and dust regulations and monitoring strategies
  • Worker protection from hazardous coatings/materials
  • Respiratory protection and PPE
  • Management of solid and hazardous wastes
  • Sources of hazardous coatings exposure
  • Control of environmental releases (containment and ventilation)
  • Specifications, submittals, and site-specific compliance programs
  • Pre-Planning and worksite preparation
  • In-process and post-Competent Person (CP) responsibilities/demobilization

Course format

Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual that includes references for additional reading and copies of relevant handouts. Hands-on workshops following most of the units reinforce the key points and give students the opportunity to test their knowledge. Quizzes help the students prepare for the 100-question, multiple-choice exam administered at the end of the course.

To receive a certificate and CEUs, you must attend all 32 hours of the course and attain a 70% or better score on the exam.

4 Day Course
3.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)


No prior training or experience is required

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Lead/Hazardous Paint Removal Refresher (C5) Course

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