Lead Program:

This program is responsible for:

  • Conducting Environmental Lead Assessments (Children with Elevated Blood Lead Levels)
  • Investigating Lead Complaints
  • Processing Notification for Abatement Projects
  • Inspection of Lead Abatement Projects
  • Conducting Lead Licensing Inspections
  • Providing technical assistance on Lead Issues
  • Providing Public Education and Outreach on Lead



Toll Free: 1-800-922-1255

Assistant Director: Paul Ice
Phone: (304) 352-5013
Fax: (304) 558-1269
Email: Paul.D.Ice@wv.gov


Temporary Licensing Extension Waiver Expiration

Effective June 30, 2021, the grace period enacted due to the COVID Public Health Emergency (PHE) for existing licensees in the Asbestos, Lead, Clandestine Drug Laboratory Remediation (CDLR), and Radon programs, will end. Radiation, Toxics and Indoor Air (RTIA) Division will allow licensees to establish compliance with respective licensing rules between July 1, 2021, and September 30, 2021. Beginning October 1, 2021, RTIA will resume enforcement of all licensing and training regulations. Please contact the Division at 304-558-2981 if you have any questions or concerns.


Related information

Revised 64CSR45: Lead Abatement Licensing (Effective Date. July 1, 2021)
64CSR45: Lead Abatement Licensing
16-35: Short Title West Virginia "Lead Abatement Law"
West Virginia Accreditation Standards for Asbestos, Lead and Radon Training
Training Course Notification Schedule
For License or Application information see Licensing Program
Lead Poisoning Prevention Information for Parents & Prospective Parents of Internationally Adopted Children
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Educational Material Order Form
EPA - Recognized Lead Test Kits


Lead Web Links:

EPA Lead Page
U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
U.S. HUD - Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes
Lead In Your Home - A Parent's Reference Guide
Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home
Final Rule Requiring Distribution of Lead Hazard Information Prior to Renovations
Real Estate Disclosure
Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP)
Lead-Safe Certification Program
Small Entity Compliance Guide to Renovate Right
Locate EPA Accredited Renovation Training Programs