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Section 3742.06 | Contractor restrictions.


All of the following apply to a residential unit, child care facility, or school:

(A) No lead abatement contractor shall provide lead testing services or professional advice regarding lead abatement unless that service or advice is provided by a lead inspector or lead risk assessor who is licensed under section 3742.05 of the Revised Code and is employed by the lead abatement contractor.

(B) No person shall provide advice on the need for lead abatement and then participate in a lead abatement project resulting from that advice unless either of the following applies:

(1) The person is employed as a member of the staff of the owner or manager of the property on which the lead abatement is to be performed;

(2) A written contract for lead abatement is entered into that states both of the following:

(a) The person was involved in the lead testing, or in the provision of professional advice, that led to the lead abatement contract;

(b) The party contracting for lead abatement services should obtain a second opinion to verify any lead test results and assure that the proposed lead abatement or project design is appropriate.

(C) No lead inspector, lead abatement contractor, lead risk assessor, lead abatement project designer, or clearance technician shall use the services of an environmental lead analytical laboratory that has not been approved by the director of health under section 3742.09 of the Revised Code.

(D) No lead abatement worker shall perform lead abatement without the on-site supervision of a licensed lead abatement contractor.

(E) No person shall have lead-safe renovation performed in lieu of having lead abatement performed on a property at which a lead-poisoned child under six years of age has been identified.

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