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WAC 365-230-290

Effective dates.

(1) Training, certification and accreditation requirements, and work practice standards. The training, certification and accreditation requirements, and work practice standards in this section are applicable in Washington state. The training, certification and accreditation requirements, and work practice standards in this section will become effective as follows:
(a) Training programs. Effective May 15, 2011, no training program may provide, offer, or claim to provide training or refresher training for department certification as a renovator or a dust sampling technician without accreditation from the department under WAC 365-230-030. Training programs may apply for accreditation under WAC 365-230-030 beginning March 15, 2011.
(b) Firms.
(i) Firms may apply for certification under WAC 365-230-360 beginning March 15, 2011.
(ii) On or after the implementation date, no firm may perform, offer, or claim to perform renovations for compensation without certification from the department under WAC 365-230-360 in target housing or child-occupied facilities, unless the renovation qualifies for one of the exceptions identified in WAC 365-230-300(1).
(c) Individuals. On or after the implementation date, all renovations must be directed by renovators certified in accordance with WAC 365-230-380(1) and performed by certified renovators or individuals trained in accordance with WAC 365-230-340 (2)(b) in target housing or child-occupied facilities, unless the renovation qualifies for one of the exceptions identified in WAC 365-230-300(1).
(d) Work practices. On or after the implementation date, all renovations must be performed in accordance with the work practice standards in WAC 365-230-330 and the recordkeeping requirements in WAC 365-230-340 (2)(a) and (f) in target housing or child-occupied facilities, unless the renovation qualifies for one of the exceptions identified in WAC 365-230-300(1).
(e) Suspension and revocation provisions in WAC 365-230-390 are effective upon implementation of these rules.
(2) Renovation-specific pamphlet. Renovators or firms performing renovations in Washington state must provide owners and occupants with "The Lead-Safe Certified Guide To Renovate Right."
(3) Prerenovation education rule. With the exception of the requirement to use the pamphlet entitled "The Lead-Safe Certified Guide To Renovate Right" the provisions of the prerenovation education rule have been in effect since June 1999, Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA 406b).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.103.10 [70.103.010], 70.103.20 [70.103.020], 70.103.30 [70.103.030], 70.103.40 [70.103.040], 70.103.50 [70.103.050], 70.10.80 [70.103.080], and 70.103.90 [70.103.090]. WSR 11-07-067, ยง 365-230-290, filed 3/21/11, effective 4/21/11.]
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