Environmental Practitioner Licensure

The Environmental Practitioner Licensure Program certifies, licenses and regulates environmental health professionals in the Asbestos, Lead, Septic, and Sanitarian disciplines.  These licensed professionals protect human health and the environment by operating within the constraints of the regulations and using “state-of-the-art” practices.  The Program's main charge is the management and enforcement of the assorted licensing regulations for environmental health practitioners and training providers.

 

This office does not meet with visitors who do not have a scheduled appointment.  A drop-box is available at the 1st floor security desk at 410 Capitol Avenue should individuals wish to submit applications, fees or any other documents.  It is strongly recommended that all documentation be submitted via U.S. Mail, fax or email.  Cash is not accepted.

 

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Asbestos Licensing

Lead Licensing 

Lead Certification 

Asbestos Training

Lead Training 

Registered Sanitarian 

Subsurface Sewage

Statues and Regulation

 

 

General Licensing Policies 

 

 

Asbestos Information

Asbestos Licensing

Asbestos Abatement Worker and Supervisor   

  • Application  Please note: Supervisor training cannot be used for a worker license.
Asbestos Contractor
Asbestos Consultants
 
Asbestos Training

This certification is for entities that offer an approved training course of refresher training course in asbestos abatement or asbestos inspection, asbestos project monitor, asbestos project management, or asbestos project designer services. Application to be certified as an Asbestos Training Provider is now done online.

  Asbestos Training Provider Course

 

Asbestos Training Courses

 

 

 

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LEAD Information

Lead Licensing

Lead Abatement Contractor Applications

 

The Lead Abatement Contractor License is for companies that perform lead hazard reduction by means of abatement. You must utilize Connecticut Department of Public Health certified lead abatement supervisors to oversee such lead abatement activities and certified lead abatement workers to perform such abatement activities.

Lead Abatement Contractor License Application

 

The Lead Consultant Contractor License is for companies that perform lead hazard reduction consultation work. You must utilize Connecticut Department of Public Health certified lead inspectors, lead inspector risk assessors and/or lead planner-project designers.

Lead Consultant Contractor License Application*

 

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*Application for Lead Abatement Contractor or Lead Consultant Contractor licenses is now done online

 

 

 

Lead Certifications

 

Lead Inspector certification is for any person who performs inspections solely for the purpose of determining the presence of lead-based paint and surface coverings and lead in soil, dust and drinking water through the use of on-site testing including, but not limited to, x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis with portable analytic instruments, and the collection of samples for laboratory analysis and who collects information designed to assess the level of risk.

 

Lead inspector risk assessor certification is for any person who (A) performs (i) lead inspection risk assessment for the purpose of determining the presence, type, severity and location of lead-based paint hazards, including lead hazards in paint, dust, drinking water and soil, through the use, but not limited to, XRF analysis wit portable instruments, and (ii) the collection of samples for laboratory analysis, and (B) provides suggested ways to control any identified lead hazards.

 

Lead planner project designer certification is for any person who designs lead abatement and management activities.). 

 

Anyone holding these certifications must be employed by a Lead Consultant Contractor who holds a valid license from the Connecticut Department of Public Health.

Lead Abatement Supervisor Certification

This certification is for individuals who oversees lead abatement activities. You must complete an appropriate approved training course, a third party exam, and obtain a certificate as a lead abatement supervisor from the Connecticut Department of Public Health.  

Lead Abatement Worker Certification
This certification is for individuals who perform lead abatement activities. You must complete an appropriate approved training course and obtain a certificate as a lead abatement worker from the Connecticut Department of Public Health. You must be employed by a licensed Lead Abatement Contractor Please note: Supervisor training cannot be used for a worker credential.

Lead Training

Lead Training Provider Certification

This certification is for entities that offer an approved training course of refresher training course in lead abatement or lead inspection, lead risk assessment, or lead planner project designer services. Application to be certified as a Lead Training Provider is now done online.

Lead Training Courses

 
Lead Training Provider Course
Provider Forms
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Training

 

 
       Subsurface Sewage Cleaner           
*The CT Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (COWRA) offers an optional Subsurface Sewage Installer and Cleaner exam preparation course.  The course starts in January of every year. For more information please contact COWRA

 

Training

Statutes and Regulations