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Document ID (ISN)65625
CIS number 95-2211
ISBN(s) 0-477-03572-8
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Title Guidelines for the management of lead-based paint
Bibliographic information Occupational Safety and Health Service, Department of Labour, P.O. Box 3705, Wellington, New Zealand, June 1995. 51p. 8 ref.
Abstract These guidelines concern the management of hazards associated with the removal of lead-based paint. Contents: hazards of lead; statutory controls; responsibilities of contractors, owners and managers; recommended working practices (procedures for paint removal, special precautions for interior and exterior paintwork, protective clothing, personal hygiene); personal health surveillance; environmental surveillance; sampling, analysis and interpretation. In appendix: lead content of paints; health effects of lead; hazard assessment.
Descriptors (primary) paint removal; paints; lead; New Zealand
Descriptors (secondary) lead poisoning; personal hygiene; hazard evaluation; safe working methods; safety guides; sampling and analysis; medical supervision; directive; responsibilities; legislation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceNew Zealand
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances