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Millions of homes built before 1978 contain lead paint which poses a serious hazard to children under the age of six. Construction Worksite Compliance Guide: Lead answers the most common questions about the requirements as mandated by the EPA's Renovate, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule and OSHA regulation 29CFR 1926.62. Packed with checklists, tables and "quick lookup" materials, this manual provides a step by step approach to determining job requirements, cost, assigning environmental responsibility to all parties, answering environmental questions, and conducting comprehensive worksite audits. Read more... Content: Front Cover; Construction Hazardous Materials Compliance Guide: Lead Detection, Abatement, and Inspection Procedures; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Chapter 1: Lead Basics; Health effects of lead; Lead remediation; Where Lead Is Found; Where Lead Is Likely to Be a Hazard; How to detect lead; What to Do to Protect Occupants While Awaiting Professional Help; Learn the regulations, rules, and laws; Chapter 2: Lead Testing; Advantages and disadvantages of lead detector test kits; Using a lead test kit; Procedure for examining painted wood or metal surfaces. Procedure for examining lead-containing ceramics or glassProcedure for examining solder (plumbing, food cans); Procedures for examining lead in dust; Procedure for activating the indicating solution; Procedure for carrying out the positive control test to verify the effectiveness of the testing system; Procedure for carrying out a total lead test on paint; Procedure for carrying out a surface lead test on paint (top layer only); Procedure for carrying out the sanding test; Procedure for determining lead in paint, metal, and dust particles; Procedure for plumbing pipes, joints, and fixtures. Certified testingPreparing to Begin a Job; Chapter 3: What You Need When Working with Lead; New rules for contractors; Safe work areas; Minimize the Dust; Dangerous Practices; On a Daily Basis; When a job is complete; Chapter 4: OSHA Requirements for Lead Construction; Definitions; Permissible exposure limit; Exposure Assessment; Protection of Employees during Assessment of Exposure; Appropriate Respiratory Protection; Positive Initial Determination and Initial Monitoring; Negative Initial Determination; Frequency; Additional Exposure Assessments; Employee Notification. Accuracy of MeasurementMethods of compliance; Compliance Program; Mechanical Ventilation; Administrative Controls; Respiratory protection; Respirator Program; Respirator Selection; Protective work clothing and equipment; Cleaning and Replacement; Housekeeping; Hygiene facilities and practices; Eating Facilities and Practices; Medical surveillance; Biological Monitoring; Employee Notification; Medical matters; Multiple Physician Review Mechanism; Information Provided to Examining and Consulting Physicians; Written Medical Opinions; Alternate Physician Determination Mechanisms. Return of the Employee to Former Job StatusRemoval of Other Employee Special Protective Measure or Limitations; Employer Options Pending a Final Medical Determination; Provision of Medical Removal Protection Benefits; Voluntary Removal or Restriction of an Employee; Employee information and training; Access to Information and Training Materials; Recordkeeping; Medical Surveillance; Medical Removals; Objective Data; Observation of Monitoring; Chapter 5: EPA Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program Overview; Lead; Renovation; Danger Levels; Field sampling study. Abstract: Millions of homes built before 1978 contain lead paint which poses a serious hazard to children under the age of six. Thsi book answers the most common questions about the requirements as mandated by the EPA's Renovate, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule and OSHA regulation 29CFR 1926.62. Read more...
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