EPA Grant Requirements Lead Hazard Reduction Inspections Training Course Audits Record Audits
Two Years Ago For Fiscal Year 2011 (July-June) 139 notifications 48 inspections Inspection rate of 34.5% 3 Enforcement cases 93.8% compliance rate
Last Year For Fiscal Year 2012 272 notifications 29 inspections Inspection rate of 10.7% 5 enforcement cases 83% compliance rate
This Year For Fiscal Year 2013 238 notifications 27 inspections Inspection rate of 11.3% 6 enforcement cases 78% compliance rate
So Far This Year MDH has 233 certified lead firms 187 Contractors 46 Consultants Of the 187 contractors, 39 have notified MDH. Of the 39, 27 have been inspected.
Improved Numbers? MDH has established an inspection protocol 10% overall inspection rate 10% individual inspection rate for designated contractors Visit all contractors who notify at least once. What this means: Contractors will see MDH more and on a regular basis MDH may appear in the middle of nowhere!
Violations Everything from: MS 144.992 – Providing false information to MDH To: MR 4761.2200 – 2300: Firm certification and individual licensing MR 4761.2580 – 2615: Paperwork/Administrative MR 4761.2640 - 2670: Work practices MR 4761.2680: Reports
Individual Licensing Not licensed Using RRP registration Expired Individuals may work on their old license and current training diploma PROVIDING they: Submit a renewal application Have a copy of the current training diploma with them Does NOT apply to initial licensing
Individual Licensing (cont’d) Individuals do NOT have: Thirty days to work before they submit an application Thirty days to work from the day they submit the application Thirty days to work before they take a relicensing class “I took the course, but forgot my diploma” will also be verified
Paperwork/Administrative Notification Failing to notify Not waiting five days Amending Contractors must amend when they are on/off-site Project Records No sign-in/out logs Contractor certification not on-site Occupant Protection Plan/Warning Signs Removing warning signs before clearance is achieved
Work Practices Small, Large, Exterior work areas Leaving debris Debris storage Not storing debris as it is generated Leaving debris in areas that are not secure Clearance Inspections Not taking enough samples
Reports Risk Assessment Reports Missing information Clearance Inspection Reports Providing lab results only Lead Hazard Reduction Reports Missing information Not including Clearance Inspection Report
Any Questions? MDH contact information: 651-201-4620 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.health.state.mn.us/lead