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      RS 30:2351.4     


§2351.4.  Standards for licensure

A.  Licenses shall be issued by the State Licensing Board for Contractors to applicants meeting standards established by the department and by the board.  The criteria established for licensure shall include at a minimum the requirements established by this Section.

B.  To qualify for a license as a lead contractor, an applicant shall certify to the secretary that:

(1)  Each employee or agent within its employ who will handle lead-contaminated waste or will be responsible for a lead hazard reduction activity:

(a)  Is familiar with all applicable state and federal standards for lead hazard reduction activities.

(b)  Has successfully completed a course of instruction for his particular category, which has been certified pursuant to R.S. 30:2351.9, and is capable of complying with all applicable standards of the state, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and other federal agencies that regulate lead hazard reduction activities.

(c)  Is certified pursuant to this Chapter.

(2)  It has access to at least one disposal site approved by the department that is sufficient for the deposit of all lead-contaminated waste that it will generate during the term of the license.

(3)  It possesses a work plan that prevents the contamination or recontamination of the environment and protects the public health from the hazards of exposure to lead.

(4)  It possesses evidence of certification under R.S. 30:2351.6 of all workers who will engage in abatement activities, and all lead project supervisors.

(5)  It possesses a worker protection and medical surveillance program consistent with this Chapter, and with requirements established by the division of administration if the contractor is a public entity, or a worker protection program consistent with the requirements of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration if the contractor is a business entity.

C-E.  Repealed by Acts 1995, No. 1085, §2.

Acts 1993, No. 224, §1; Acts 1995, No. 1085, §§1, 2.

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