WAC 246-205-071: Worker and supervisor certification

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Published: 2015

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Worker and supervisor certification.









(1) Applicants seeking certification as a decontamination worker shall ensure the department receives the following within ninety days of completing the basic worker course:
(a) A completed decontamination worker application;
(b) A fee as prescribed in WAC 246-205-990;
(c) Evidence of satisfying the requirements of WAC 296-62-30410;
(d) Evidence of successful completion of a department sponsored or approved basic decontamination worker course; and
(e) Evidence of passing the basic decontamination worker examination administered by the department with a score of seventy percent or higher.
(2) Applicants seeking certification as a decontamination supervisor shall ensure the department receives the following within ninety days of completing the basic supervisor course:
(a) A completed decontamination supervisor application;
(b) A fee as prescribed in WAC 246-205-990;
(c) Evidence of a valid Washington state decontamination worker certificate;
(d) Evidence of forty or more hours of on-site experience in hazardous material or illegal drug manufacturing or storage site decontamination projects;
(e) Evidence of satisfying the requirements of WAC 296-62-30415.
(f) Evidence of successful completion of a department sponsored or approved basic decontamination supervisor course; and
(g) Evidence of passing the basic decontamination supervisor examination administered by the department with a score of seventy percent or higher.
(3) If a previously certified worker applies for certification following expiration of the previous certificate, but less than two years after expiration of the previous certificate, the worker shall:
(a) Submit to the department a completed application form for certificate renewal;
(b) Submit to the department a fee prescribed in WAC 246-205-990; and
(c) Retake the entire basic worker course.
(4) Worker and supervisor certificates are valid for two years from the date of issuance. All worker and supervisor certificates issued after December 1, 2009, will expire on the same day: November 30, 2011, and on November 30th in every odd-numbered year thereafter. Certification fees will be prorated by the month for applications submitted during the two-year period.
(5) Workers and supervisors shall make certificates available for inspection at all times during an illegal drug manufacturing or storage site decontamination project.
(6) The certificate may be denied, suspended, or revoked as described in WAC 246-205-121 and RCW 64.44.060.
(7) If a previously certified supervisor applies for certification following expiration of the previous certificate, but less than two years after expiration of the previous certificate, the supervisor shall:
(a) Submit to the department a completed application form for certificate renewal;
(b) Submit to the department a fee prescribed in WAC 246-205-990; and
(c) Retake the entire basic supervisor course.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 64.44.070, 64.44.060, and 43.70.250. WSR 09-21-049, § 246-205-071, filed 10/14/09, effective 11/14/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 64.44.070. WSR 03-02-022, § 246-205-071, filed 12/23/02, effective 1/23/03.]
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