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Title: Lead Licensing Individual (Lead Worker / Lead Supervisor / Lead Inspector / Lead Risk Assessor / Lead Project Designer)
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Description: The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) licenses individuals who conduct the following lead disciplines: Lead Worker, Lead Supervisor, Lead Inspector, Lead Risk Assessor, Lead Project Designer. This licensing ensures that individuals performing these activities are properly trained and qualified.
Subject: Lead
Lead Workers
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:14:15 PM
Modification Date: 8/10/2010 8:54:47 AM
Agency Name: Health (MDH), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL: https://www.health.state.mn.us
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Health is the state's lead public health agency, responsible for protecting, maintaining and improving the health of all Minnesotans.
Agency Phone: 651-201-5000
888-345-0823
Agency Fax: Agency URL: https://www.health.state.mn.us
Agency Address: Health, Minnesota Dept. of
625 Robert St. N.
P.O. Box 64975
St. Paul
MN
55164-0975
Division Name: Lead Program
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: 651-201-4620
Division Fax: Division URL:
Division Address:
P.O. Box 64975
625 N. Robert St.
St. Paul
MN
55164-0975
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:
Requirements:

For initial licensing in any lead discipline, you must complete an MDH approved initial training course for that lead discipline. If you are currently licensed in another state, you must take an MDH approved refresher training course for that lead discipline.

Experience or qualification requirements

Lead Worker

  • Work experience – None
  • Education requirements– None
  • Credential requirements – None
  • Independent exam - No


Lead Supervisor

  • Work experience – 1 year of experience as a lead worker OR 1 year of experience in the childhood lead poisoning prevention program of a government agency OR 2 years of experience in environmental remediation or general construction
  • Education requirements– None
  • Credential requirements – None
  • Independent exam - Yes (passing score of 70% or better)

Lead Inspector

  • Work experience – None
  • Education requirements– None
  • Credential requirements – None
  • Independent exam - Yes (passing score of 70% or better)


Lead Risk Assessor

  • Work experience – High school diploma/GED and 3 years of experience in regulated lead work, asbestos abatement, environmental remediation, general construction or the childhood lead poisoning prevention program of a government agency; OR
  • Education requirements– Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of experience in regulated lead work, asbestos abatement, environmental remediation, general construction or the childhood lead poisoning prevention program of a government agency OR Associate’s degree and 2 years of experience in regulated lead work, asbestos abatement, environmental remediation, general construction or the childhood lead poisoning prevention program of a government agency; OR
  • Credential requirements – Designation as a certified industrial hygienist, registered professional engineer, registered architect, certified safety professional, or registered public health sanitarian
  • Independent exam - Yes (passing score of 70% or better)

Lead Project Designer

  • Work experience – 2 years of experience in regulated lead work, asbestos-related work, asbestos management activities, or other environmental remediation activities OR 4 years of experience in building construction, design or a related field; OR
  • Education requirements– Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture or an environmental or safety discipline and 1 year of experience in building construction, design or a related field; OR
  • Credential requirements – Designation as a certified industrial hygienist, registered professional engineer, registered architect, certified safety professional, or registered public health sanitarian
  • Independent exam - No

Rules: 4761.2220
4761.2280

Statutes: 144.9505
144.9508

Forms:

Submit to MDH for licensing

A completed and signed Individual Lead License Application (PDF)

A color, photographic image of yourself

Appropriate application fee

NOTE: If you have been previously licensed in another state and are applying for your initial Minnesota lead license, you must submit copies of your initial training course diploma and all subsequent refresher training course diplomas.


Fees:

Lead Worker - $50

Lead Supervisor - $50

Lead Inspector - $50

Lead Risk Assessor - $100

Lead Project Designer - $100 

A cashier's check or money order, payable to the Minnesota Department of Health. Do not send cash. Personal Checks are not accepted.


Period of Issuance:

License is good for one year from the date of completion on the most recently submitted training course diploma.


Length of Determination: 2-4 weeks
Other Info:
Activity: Lead
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