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Rule 3701-32-05 | Clearance technician scope of practice and standards of conduct.


(A) A clearance technician is licensed to perform clearance examinations on non-abatement lead projects only.

(B) A clearance technician shall not design, perform, prepare, or provide advice on:

(1) Lead inspections;

(2) Lead-based paint sampling;

(3) Lead risk assessments, lead hazard screen risk assessments, or other lead assessment activities;

(4) Lead abatement projects;

(5) Pre-abatement plans for designed abatement projects;

(6) Specifications for a lead abatement project; or

(7) Lead abatement activities.

(C) A clearance technician shall not perform a clearance examination at a residential unit, child care facility or school for the purpose of determining compliance with a lead hazard control order issued pursuant to rule 3701-30-09 of the Administrative Code.

(D) To apply for a license as a clearance technician, an individual shall comply with the applicable provisions of rule 3701-32-04 of the Administrative Code.

(E) A clearance examination performed following non-abatement lead activities may be conducted by a clearance technician. The clearance technician shall comply with the requirements set forth in rule 3701-32-12 of the Administrative Code when performing a clearance examination following non-abatement lead activity.

(F) A clearance technician shall prepare a report for each clearance examination performed following non-abatement lead activity. Each report shall be written in a format as prescribed by the director and shall comply with rules 3701-32-12 and 3701-32-15 of the Administrative Code.

Last updated December 1, 2021 at 9:04 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3742.03
Amplifies: 3742.02, 3742.04, 3742.05, 3742.08, 3742.10, 3742.14, 3742.15, 3742.16, 3742.17, 3742.39
Five Year Review Date: 6/2/2026
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/2004, 7/5/2009