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​COVID-19 Lead Abatement Certification FAQs


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​I mailed my application to the Department on or after March 9, 2020; will the Department process it while the L&I building is closed?

​What is the processing time frame for applications submitted electronically during the building closure?

​I mailed my application to the Department prior to March 9, 2020 but I haven't received my bar code letter/certificate yet; how do I check on its status?

​Are lead training/company certificates and individual bar code letters still being mailed while the L&I Building is closed?

​Am I able to perform lead abatement activities using previously issued bar code letters while I await the reopening of photo licensing centers?

​If the bar code letters are not going out, what documentation is the Department providing to me to show that I meet the qualifications to perform lead abatement activities?

​Where can I take my refresher training?

​Can I still take refresher training in person or virtually?

​Where do I go to find more information regarding the PA Lead Abatement program?

​Have any regulations relating to lead occupations been suspended?

​Will my annual certification expire?

​Will I receive a photoidentification card?