Construction Hazardous Materials Compliance Guide

Lead Detection, Abatement and Inspection Procedures


  • R. Dodge Woodson, General contractor and master plumber

Millions of homes built before 1978 contain lead paint, which poses a serious hazard to children under the age of 6. Construction Worksite Compliance Guide 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 and cost, assigning environmental responsibility to all parties, answering environmental questions, and conducting comprehensive worksite audits in the pre-bid phase of a renovation project.
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Construction Managers, Construction Engineers, Architects, Facilities Managers and Building Owners


Book information

  • Published: May 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-415838-2

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Do You Qualify For the Opt-Out Rule?

Chapter 2: The Facts about the Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule:

Chapter 3: Hazard Standards for Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil:

Chapter 4: Avoiding Lead in Potable Water Systems and Indoor Air:

Chapter 5: Understanding the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA):

Chapter 6: Lead Abatement:

Chapter 7: Disposing of Lead Paint Debris:

Chapter 8: Training and Certification Programs:

Appendix : Lead Resources