ERIC Number: ED480435
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Lead Sampling Technician Training Course. Trainer Manual.
ICF, Inc., Washington, DC.
This document presents a model curriculum for use by trainers presenting training course in assessing and reporting dust and debris from deteriorated lead-based paint. The course, which was developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is intended for use with housing quality standard inspectors, rehabilitation specialists, home inspectors, and others involved in evaluating dwelling units. The guide begins with a trainer overview that includes the following items: (1) an overview of the model curriculum's objectives and intended audience; (2) an overview of the learning modules, course schedule, and course materials; and (3) a trainer's checklist. Each module contains the following elements: (1) the time required for the module; (2) module objectives; and (3) detailed guidelines for presenting the module, using the accompanying audiovisual aids, conducting a class discussion, and summarizing the module's key points. The module topics are as follows: (1) background information on lead-based paint hazards; (2) visual assessment; (3) dust wipe sampling; (4) selecting a laboratory and interpreting results; (5) putting the skills together; and (6) writing and delivering the report. The following items are appended: regulatory guidance; a blank clearance examination report form and handouts, a model clearance examination report; a glossary; answers to exercises; and a sample of the student manual. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Definitions, Environmental Education, Environmental Technicians, Federal Regulation, Field Tests, Hazardous Materials, Housing, Inspection, Lead Poisoning, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Measurement Techniques, Occupational Safety and Health, Records (Forms), Sampling, Technical Writing, Trade and Industrial Education
For full text: http://www.epa.gov/lead/leadsamplingtech.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics.
Authoring Institution: ICF, Inc., Washington, DC.