According to the California Department of Public Health, the Supervisor certificate is for those who plan to supervise daily work activities on a lead-related construction work site and/or prepare lead abatement plans. These certificates are also for those who plan to supervise repainting or general construction performed on surfaces painted with lead-based paint. This includes:

  • Supervising workers who are performing the activities specified in a lead abatement work plans. (Supervisors also perform lead-related construction work activities themselves.

  • Enforcing the work practices that ensure worker safety and protect occupants from lead poisoning

  • Scheduling and facilitating work site activities with building occupants as well as other consultants and contractors

  • Coordinating for proper disposal of lead containing waste created during work activities


Under California’s Title 17 regulations, a certified Supervisor

  • may conduct lead abatement activities

  • may manage individuals performing lead abatement activities

  • may prepare lead abatement plans

  • may not conduct lead hazard evaluations, including clearance inspections

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