The SSPC C3 - Lead Removal Supervisor/Competent Person for Commercial Buildings/Superstructures is a 3rd party certification through The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC).
The C3 training covers regulatory compliance, worker protections, and proper operations when disturbing lead on commercial buildings or superstructures. The course will provide background information on lead and toxic metal hazards, and look at how to safely manage operations, waste streams, and the work being performed when these substances are present. The course reviews developing programs to effectively control risks to workers, the public, and the environment, as well as insurance and bonding issues, and an introduction to other safety and health issues that are encountered on painting projects.
Course Topics: Lead and hazardous coatings in industrial painting; Legal and regulatory issues; Health effects; Identification of hazardous coatings or materials; Worker protection and PPE; Management of solid and hazardous wastes; Sources of hazardous coatings exposure; Control of environmental releases (containment and ventilation); Specifications, submittals, and site-specific compliance programs; Pre-planning and worksite preparation; Insurance and bonding issues; In-process and post-competent person (CP) responsibilities/demobilization.