Mi Lead Safe
A certified lead abatement worker conducts lead abatement activities under the supervision of a certified lead abatement supervisor. Certification scholarships available! Email HHSInfo@michigan.gov for scholarship information.
Certified lead abatement supervisors oversee lead abatement projects by supervising lead abatement workers conducting abatement work, preparing occupant protection plans and abatement reports. Supervisors can also perform lead abatement work. Certification scholarships available! Email HHSInfo@michigan.gov for scholarship information.
Certified lead abatement firms perform lead abatement services in older homes.
A certified lead inspector identifies lead-based paint by testing all painted surfaces (windows, walls, doors, siding, etc.) using an XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence) device.
A certified lead risk assessor identifies lead-based paint hazards using an XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence) device to test deteriorated paint, and by collecting dust, soil, and sometimes water samples.
A certified elevated blood lead investigator identifies lead hazards in personal items as well as lead-based paint, dust, soil, and sometimes water.
A certified project designer prepares abatement project designs, occupant protection plans, and abatement reports.