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What activities may each discipline perform?

Answer: Disciplines may perform as follows:

  • Inspectors may perform inspection and post-abatement clearance activities;
  • Risk assessors may perform inspection, post-abatement clearance, lead hazard screen, and risk assessment activities; Abatement supervisors may supervise abatement projects and prepare occupant protection plans and abatement reports;
  • Supervisors may also perform all of the abatement activities that may be performed by abatement workers;
  • Project designers may prepare occupant protection plans and abatement reports for abatement projects; and 
  • Abatement workers may conduct abatement activities under the direction of certified abatement supervisors.

Question Number: 23002-32428

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