16 Tex. Admin. Code § 78.56

Current through Reg. 49, No. 26; June 28, 2024
Section 78.56 - Mold Remediation Worker Registration
(a) Registration requirement. An individual must be registered as a mold remediation worker to perform mold remediation, except that an individual licensed under §78.58 is not required to be separately registered under this section.
(b) Eligibility for registration. To obtain a mold remediation worker registration, a person must:
(1) successfully pass a criminal history background check;
(2) be at least 18 years old at the time of application;
(3) demonstrate that the person's employer, if any, is in compliance with the requirement for insurance coverage under §78.40 if requested by the department;
(4) complete a mold training course as described in §78.68(d); and
(5) pay the fee required under §78.80.
(c) Temporary registration. The department may issue a temporary registration to an applicant for a mold remediation worker registration if the person:
(1) has not been convicted of a criminal offense; and
(2) meets the requirements of subsection (b)(2)-(5).
(3) A temporary registration is valid for 21 days and may not be renewed.
(d) Applications. Unless otherwise indicated, an applicant must submit all required information and documentation on department-approved forms or in a manner specified by the department. In addition to fulfilling the requirements in §78.21, an applicant must submit the following required documentation:
(1) a copy of a course completion certificate for the applicable training course as described in §78.68(d); and
(2) proof that the applicant's employer, if any, is in compliance with the insurance requirement for licensees specified in §78.40 if requested by the department.
(e) Responsibilities. In addition to all applicable responsibilities in this chapter, a registered mold remediation worker shall use remediation techniques specified in the project mold remediation work plan.
(f) Prohibitions. Registered mold remediation workers are prohibited from:
(1) performing mold remediation except under the supervision of a licensed remediation contractor; and
(2) engaging in any mold-related activity requiring licensing as a remediation contractor under this chapter.

16 Tex. Admin. Code § 78.56

Adopted by Texas Register, Volume 42, Number 36, September 8, 2017, TexReg 4619, eff. 11/1/2017