Glossary of Terms

Acceptable Clearance Status -The results of the clearance inspection indicate that conditions are in accordance with lead-safe standards, the Environmental Inspector or Technician who conducted the inspection shall complete the Certification of Acceptable Clearance Status (Form PBLC-27) and sign it.

Child Care Facility - Any building and/or area whose primary purpose is or will be to educate or care for children under six (6) years of age, including, but not limited to, preschools, daycares, nursery schools, public and private elementary schools, playgrounds, foster homes, and shelters. Common areas in public or commercial buildings that contain child care facilities, where children under six (6) years of age only pass through (e.g., hallways, stairways and garages), shall not be considered a child care facility for the purpose of these Regulations.

Environmental Lead Inspector - An individual who has been trained by a certified training program and certified to conduct environmental lead inspections in regulated facilities.

Environmental Lead Inspector Technician - An individual who has been trained by a certified training program and certified to conduct environmental lead inspections in regulated facilities under the supervision of an Environmental Lead Inspector.

Lead Hazard Control - The removal, modification or repair of painted surfaces or painted components.

Lead Hazard Control Firm - A business or other entity that is licensed to perform lead hazard control activity in regulated facilities.

Lead Hazard Control Clearance Inspection - Clearance examinations shall include a visual assessment, dust sampling, submission of samples for analysis for lead, interpretation of sampling results, and preparation of a report.

Lead-Safe Renovator/Remodeler -A licensed Lead-Safe Renovator/Remodeler is responsible for ensuring compliance with all lead hazard control activity to which they are assigned.

Regulated Facilities-  Residential rental units whether occupied or vacant,including common areas; Single family residential dwellings and owner-occupied dwelling units in which one or more children under six (6) years of age resides or is expected to reside within the next twelve (12) months; Licensed child care facilities; Any other property in which a child under six (6) years of age resides or is expected to reside within the next twelve (12) months for fourteen (14) or more days per year.

 
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