Administrative Regulation Amendments
The Kentucky Department for Public Health has filed amendments to the following administrative regulations:
- 902 KAR 48:010. Definitions for 902 KAR Chapter 48. Updates terms.
- 902 KAR 48:020. Training and certification requirements for persons who perform lead-hazard detection or abatement. Incorporates application for certification for an individual seeking certification as a lead-hazard inspector, risk assessor, supervisor, project designer, abatement worker or sampling technician and the application for lead-hazard company certification.
- 902 KAR 48:030. Accreditation of training programs and providers of educational programs for individuals who perform lead-hazard detection and abatement. Incorporates the application for lead-hazard training accreditation, ensures statutory compliance.
- 902 KAR 48:040. Lead-hazard abatement permit fees, permit requirements and procedures, and standards for performing lead-hazard detection and abatement. Clarifies requirements for an abatement floor plan and cites Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hazard values to ensure state-federal continuity.
A public hearing on these administrative regulations will, if requested, be held Sept. 27, 2021, at 9 a.m. by Zoom meeting room. The Zoom invitation will be emailed to each requester the week prior to the scheduled hearing. Individuals interested in attending this virtual hearing must provide notification of intent to attend in writing by Sept. 20, 2021, five work days prior to the hearing. If no notification of attendance is received by that date, the hearing may be canceled. Anyone who attends virtually will be given an opportunity to comment. A transcript of the public hearing will be made only if requested. Those who do not wish to speak at the hearing may submit written comments until Sept. 30, 2021. Written notification of intent to attend the public hearing or written comments on these proposed administrative regulations should be sent to the contact person. Copies of the statement of consideration and, if applicable, the amended after-comments version of the administrative regulation will be made available on request.
Contact person: Krista Quarles, Policy Analyst, Office of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, 275 East Main Street 5 W-A, Frankfort, KY 40621; Phone: (502) 564-6746; Fax: (502) 564-7091 or
email CHFS Regs
A copy of these administrative regulations will be posted on the Legislative Research Commission website in coming weeks.
COVID-19 Update on Certifications
Senate Bill 150 Section 1
Senate Bill 150 Section 1 allows certificates extension for 30 days beyond the expiration of the state of emergency. If an individual needs this extension due to inability to find or complete training, please email
Jennifer Billingslea the details. Individuals still may do business during that time.
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
Lead is a toxic metal used in some paints made before 1978. Children are exposed to lead when older buildings are in poor condition. Today, childhood lead poisoning affects 310,000 children in the U.S. six years old and younger. A simple blood test can help prevent damage caused by lead poisoning.
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Anyone who provides lead hazard services certification training must be licensed. Certification is valid for two years. To renew, apply 30 days before certification expiration.
Lead Hazard Training Provider
Lead Hazard Training Provider
Accredited Training Providers
Anyone performing or offering lead-based paint services must be certified. Certification is valid for two years. To renew, apply 30 days before certification expiration.
Third-Party Testing Information:
When: Fridays at 9 a.m.
Where: 275 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY
Cost: $50 test fee due at or before testing
Any individual coming to take the third-party exam must be symptom free and wear a mask. Please mail or email all materials including a copy of the check as opposed to bringing hard copies. We appreciate your help reducing the spread of COVID-19.
Third-party testing must be scheduled at least three days in advance to ensure staff are available.
Risk Assessor Initial
Project Designer Initial
Risk Assessor Renewal
Project Designer Renewal
All inspections, risk assessments, clearance and post-abatement reports must be submitted to our office 30 days after completion of the inspection. All abatement application plans must be submitted at least seven days in advance.