elcosh lead control guide for bridges and steel structures


eLCOSH :Lead Control Guide for Bridges and Steel

eLCOSH :Lead Control Guide for Bridges and Steel

The purpose of this guide is to assist construction professionals in developing and implementing engineering and work practice controls designed to protect workers from lead and other paint hazards during repair and demolition of bridges and other steel structures.sp.info L EAD C ONTROL G UIDE - eLCOSHThe Lead Control Guide is based on more than seven years of occupa-tional health research on bridges and steel structures in the New York City area. This work has been supported by the Center to Protect Workers' Rights, through funding from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and New York State Department of Health.sp.info eLCOSH :Working with Lead on BridgesLEAD EXPOSURE ON BRIDGES Ironworkers, painters, laborers, and other construction workers may be exposed to lead during repair of bridges and steel structures. Workers need protection whenever they disturb or remove lead paint - when torch cutting, grinding, scaling, needle gunning, rivet sp.info eLCOSH :Implementing Lead-Safe Work Practices for Steel Note:In Ohio, reportedly 80% of all steel structures and 20% of all concrete structures slated for maintenance and repair are coated with lead-based paint, as are 50% of all steel structures and 50% of all concrete structures slated for demolition. Ohio contacts provided a July 1994 estimate of 2,530 -3,089 bridges coated with lead -based paint.


			
eLCOSH :Bridge and Lead Removal & General Site Safety

eLCOSH :Bridge and Lead Removal & General Site Safety

Welding, Burning, And Torch Cutting In Maintenance, Renovation, and Demolition This section on work methods on steel structures will give workers general knowledge as to the type of construction activities associated with steel structures, bridges, and demolition that can cause exposure to lead. It also looks at what work practices can be used sp.info