Except as allowed by 454 CMR 22.03(1)(a) through (c), persons, firms or other entities that engage in Deleading Work must be licensed as Deleading Contractors with DLS. Owners and their agents who perform Deleading Work in or on the property of the Owner in accordance with regulations promulgated by the Director of the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) within the MA Department of Public Health (DPH), need not be licensed as Deleading Contractors, provided that said persons are trained pursuant to 105 CMR 460.175(D) and have received a certificate of instruction pursuant to 105 CMR 460.175(E). Where the business or work includes only the conduct of Moderate-Risk Deleading Work, the entity carrying out the work may be licensed as a Lead-Safe Renovation Contractor pursuant to 454 CMR 22.04 in lieu of being licensed as a Deleading Contractor. Contractors who perform only Low-Risk Deleading Work in or on the property of the Owner in accordance with regulations promulgated by the Director of CLPPP, pursuant to M.G.L. c. 111, § 197(d), need not be licensed as Deleading Contractors or Lead-Safe Renovation Contractors, provided that said persons are trained pursuant to 105 CMR 460.175(D) and have received a certificate of instruction pursuant to 105 CMR 460.175(E).
The Deleading Contractor shall ensure that a person who has been licensed as a Deleader-Supervisor pursuant to 454 CMR 22.05 is on site and in control of the work on every Class I Deleading Project. All persons who perform the functions of supervisors on Moderate Risk Deleading Projects shall be Licensed as Deleader-Supervisors pursuant to 454 CMR 22.05 or Certified as Lead-Safe Renovator-Supervisors pursuant to 454 CMR 22.06. Lead-Safe Renovator-Supervisors who carry out supervisory functions on Moderate Risk Deleading Projects shall have received training in the subjects listed at 454 CMR 22.08(4)(e) and be in possession of a current certificate of training issued by a Licensed Training Provider which includes the designation, "Lead-Safe Renovator-Supervisor - Moderate Risk Deleading Option."
All persons who perform as workers on Class I Deleading Projects shall be licensed as Deleader-Workers pursuant to the procedures set forth at 454 CMR 22.05. As set forth at 454 CMR 22.03(2)(c), all persons who carry out the functions of workers on Moderate Risk Deleading projects shall be Licensed as Deleader-Workers or Deleader-Supervisors pursuant to 454 CMR 22.05 or Certified as Lead-Safe Renovator-Supervisors pursuant to 454 CMR 22.06.
Companies or other entities that for a fee perform, or offer to perform, Renovation Work (as defined in 454 CMR 22.02) must be licensed as Lead-Safe Renovation Contractors or Deleading Contractors pursuant to 454 CMR 22.04, or where eligible, be in possession of a Contractor Licensing Waiver, as outlined below. A Lead-Safe Renovation Contractor may also carry out Moderate Risk Deleading Work where an employee or Responsible Person of said Contractor who has been licensed as a Deleader-Supervisor or Certified as a Lead-Safe Renovator- Supervisor (Moderate Risk Deleading Option) is used to supervise the work.
Only the following entities are eligible for a Contractor Licensing Waiver: (1) persons or entities that carry out Renovation Work in or on their own property using their own regular employees; or (2) persons or entities that were certified as Certified Firms by the EPA pursuant to 40 CFR 745.89 prior to July 9, 2010.
Entities that provide training required for licensure or certification under 454 CMR 22.00 must be licensed pursuant to 454 CMR 22.07 prior to engaging in such work.