Public Health Programs and Activities

ORS 431A.355
Power of Oregon Health Authority to regulate lead-based paint activities

  • fees


(1)

The Oregon Health Authority shall:

(a)

Certify firms and individuals to perform lead-based paint activities;

(b)

Certify firms to perform renovation;

(c)

Accredit training providers to provide lead-based paint activities and renovation training;

(d)

Develop and approve training programs for lead-based paint activities and renovation;

(e)

Establish standards based on best practices for the conduct of lead-based paint inspections, risk assessment and abatement services, renovation activities that disturb lead-based paint and the disposal of lead-based paint that are in addition to, not inconsistent with and not in lieu of any other workplace standards required by law;

(f)

Develop and conduct programs to screen blood lead levels, identify hazards and educate the public, including but not limited to parents, residential dwelling owners, pediatric medical providers and child care facility operators, about the dangers of lead-based paint and about appropriate precautions that may reduce the probability of childhood lead poisoning;

(g)

Adopt rules necessary to implement the provisions of this section and ORS 431A.358 (Performance of lead-based paint activities without certification prohibited) and 431A.363 (Civil penalty for violation of ORS 431A.355 or 431A.358); and

(h)

Establish fees sufficient to recover the costs of implementing the provisions of this section and ORS 431A.358 (Performance of lead-based paint activities without certification prohibited) and 431A.363 (Civil penalty for violation of ORS 431A.355 or 431A.358), including but not limited to fees for:

(A)

Certification and recertification to perform lead-based paint activities and renovation; and

(B)

Accreditation and reaccreditation of lead-based paint training providers.

(2)

The Oregon Health Authority may:

(a)

Enter private or public property at any reasonable time with consent of the owner or custodian of the property to inspect, investigate, evaluate or conduct tests or take specimens or samples for testing, as necessary to determine compliance with ORS 431A.358 (Performance of lead-based paint activities without certification prohibited);

(b)

Issue subpoenas to determine compliance with ORS 431A.358 (Performance of lead-based paint activities without certification prohibited);

(c)

Suspend, revoke or modify a certification to perform lead-based paint activities or renovation if the holder of the certification fails to comply with state or federal statutes or regulations related to lead-based paint; and

(d)

Suspend, revoke or modify a certified renovator’s certification if the renovator fails to comply with state or federal statutes or regulations related to lead-based paint. [Formerly 431.920]

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Jun. 26, 2021