Lead/Hazardous Coatings Removal Refresher (C5)

SSPC - The Society for Protective Coatings
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Course description

Lead Paint Removal Refresher (C5)

This one-day course provides a review of Competent Person duties and responsibilities when working with lead and other hazardous materials encountered in industrial coatings work. It also reviews relevant OSHA and EPA regulations.

Course Content

  • Competent Person Requirements
  • Health Effects / OSHA Health Standards
  • EPA Regulations
  • Overview of Containment and Ventilation
  • Regulatory Update

Benefits of Attending

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the duties and responsibilities of a Competent Person in protecting workers, the community, and the environment in the removal of hazardous materials during industrial coatings projects.
  • Identify those OSHA and EPA regulations relevant to the removal of hazardous materials during industrial/marine coatings projects.
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Who should attend?

This course is designed to refresh Supervisors/Competent Persons who have completed the SSPC C3 training and are experienced at performing Competent Person duties on hazardous paint removal projects on industrial structures or components in the shop or field. Engineers, EHS, and other consultants and specifying or project managers who have completed C3 may also attend.


Requirements for the Lead Paint Removal Refresher (C5):SSPC C3

Important Notes

The SSPCC5 Refresher Courseis required to be completed:

  1. Annually for those people working with companies that are SSPC QP-2 certified, or on projects where the SSPC QP-2 certification is required or;
  2. SSPC recommends every two years for all others unless regulatory or contract requirements are more stringent.

Note: Check with the Department of Environment with your state for their specific requirements. Most states require a C5 refresher every two years.

Note: Virginia Department of Environment is every 3 years.

The SSPC reserves the right to allow a 90 day grace period after the 1 or 2 year time frame to allow students time to attend a refresher class.

Training content

Course Format

Each participant receives a manual including copies of relevant standards and regulations. The written exam consists of 25 multiple-choice questions. To receive a certificate and CEUs you must attend all 8 hours of the course and attain a 70% or better score on the exam.

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About SSPC

SSPC - The Society for Protective Coatings

SSPC - The Society for Protective Coatings was founded in 1950 as the Steel Structures Painting Council, a non-profit professional society concerned with the use of coatings to protect industrial steel structures. In 1997, the name of the association was...

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Average rating 4.7

Based on 3 reviews.

Kari Smith
I reccomend taking the C5 to stay up to date on all regulatory aspects of deleading. Meeting the other people in the class helps with networking with fellow coating professionals.
Orville K. Blanton
Periodic review of the requirements and any updates and changes helps me in my performance of my project duties pertaining to bridge rehabilitation and removal handling and storage of hazardous materials generated during the project and safety of all personnel during the activities.
Jaime Lepe
Gave me a lot of good information that will help me out in the field
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