(1) The director of health shall issue lead inspector, lead abatement contractor, lead risk assessor, lead abatement project designer, lead abatement worker, and clearance technician licenses. The director shall issue a license to an applicant who meets all of the following requirements:
(a) Submits an application to the director on a form prescribed by the director;
(c) Successfully completes the licensing examination for the applicant's area of expertise administered under section 3742.08 of the Revised Code and any training required by the director under that section;
(e) Provides the applicant's social security number and any information the director may require to demonstrate the applicant's compliance with this chapter and the rules adopted under it.
(2) An individual may hold more than one license issued under this section, but a separate application is required for each license.
(B) A license issued under this section expires two years after the date of issuance. The director shall renew a license in accordance with the standard renewal procedure set forth in Chapter 4745. of the Revised Code, if the licensee does all of the following:
(1) Continues to meet the requirements of division (A) of this section;
(2) Demonstrates compliance with procedures to prevent public exposure to lead hazards and for worker protection during lead abatement projects established in rules adopted under section 3742.03 of the Revised Code;
(C) An individual licensed, certified, or otherwise approved under the law of another state to perform functions substantially similar to those of a lead inspector, lead abatement contractor, lead risk assessor, lead abatement project designer, lead abatement worker, or clearance technician may apply to the director of health for licensure in accordance with the procedures set forth in division (A) of this section. The director shall license an individual under this division on a determination that the standards for licensure, certification, or approval in that state are at least substantially equivalent to those established by this chapter and the rules adopted under it. The director may require an examination for licensure under this division.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.
Effective Date: 04-07-2003 .