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UF Lead Policy Review. The Basics. Lead is a poison Blood Neurological effects Systemic effects Death More severe effects on kids Increased effects on pregnant women Blood Tests Adults 40 ug/dl Kids 10 ug/dl Air Monitoring 50 ug/m 3. Policy Requirements.

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the basics
The Basics
  • Lead is a poison
    • Blood
    • Neurological effects
    • Systemic effects
    • Death
    • More severe effects on kids
    • Increased effects on pregnant women
  • Blood Tests
    • Adults 40 ug/dl
    • Kids 10 ug/dl
  • Air Monitoring
    • 50 ug/m3
policy requirements
Policy Requirements
  • If you are doing work that impacts a painted surface in a building constructed in 1978 or earlier,
    • Paint must be sampled and analyzed for lead
  • Definition of lead paint:
    • OSHA Any detectable amount
    • EPA 1.0 mg/cm2; 5,000 ppm; 0.5% by weight
    • CPSC 90 ppm
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If lead is found,

    • Follow lead safe work practices (isolate work area, control dust, drop cloths, thorough clean-up, HEPA vacuum, wash your hands
    • Respirators (?), eye protection, gloves
    • Air monitoring
  • If high concentration of lead identified,
    • Work done by abatement contractor under negative pressure enclosure
    • Final clearance samples
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What personal protective equipment is needed?

coveralls

work shoes

gloves

respirator

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Work Practices to Reduce Lead Exposure

There are several ways you can reduce your lead exposure:

Always wear your respirator in the areas where it is required,

Don’t eat, drink or smoke in the area where there is lead,

When you take a break, wash your hands before eating, drinking or smoking.

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More work practices to reduce lead exposure

Don’t remove dust by blowing down or shaking out your clothing.

Take a shower or wash your hands and face at the end of the shift when required.

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What are some other work practices?

Don’t dry sweep or blow down dust containing lead,

Use a high-efficiency vacuum to clean up lead dust.

Use water when grinding, sanding or cutting objects containing lead,

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Other methods of controlling lead dust

Natural or exhaust ventilation can reduce lead levels in buildings or confined areas.

or

Exhaust fan

Some grinders and sanders have exhaust ventilation attached.

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rrp rule
RRP Rule
  • Lead Renovation, Repair, Painting Rule
  • EPA ($37,500 fine per violation per day)
  • Any child occupied facility or home (< 6 years of age) constructed 1978 or earlier
    • Not just on campus
  • Identify lead, lead safe work practices, cleaning verification
  • Training
pcbs in caulking
PCBs in Caulking
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB)
  • EPA TSCA Regulations
  • Caulking installed in 1978 or earlier
    • Around windows, doors
    • Between building segments
    • Behind wall mounted A/C units, etc.
  • Must be sampled and analyzed for PCBs
  • If it contains greater than 50 ppm, it is considered hazardous waste and must be removed and disposed of properly.