Michigan health department offering lead abatement training scholarships

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is offering training scholarships to increase the number of people certified to perform lead-based paint hazard removal in the City of Benton Harbor and throughout the state.

The training and state certification are offered to construction firm staff and general laborers for free through the health department's Lead Workforce Scholarship.

The course covers three days of training.

No prior experience is needed to get the training.

Individuals with two years of construction-related experience can also receive a four-day supervisor certification.

Following training, individuals will take a state exam to complete the certification.

The health department must approve applications before individuals take the course.

Click here for more information or call the Lead Workforce at 517-275-2994.

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