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Research Report 113 Lead-based paint management on roading structures: Section I – Results of surveys

Published: | Category: Environmental impacts of land transport , Research programme , Research & reports | Audience: General

This report is Section I of four 'stand alone' documents that can be used by road controlling authorities, maintenance engineers, and industrial painting contractors when carrying out removal or maintenance of lead-based paints on steel roading structures, to comply with their statutory obligations and minimise effects on the environment and risks to workers and public health.

Section I contains the results of a survey of local and regional authorities to determine their requirements when issuing a consent for this work. The number of roading structures in New Zealand that are coated with lead-based paint are quantified.

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Keywords: lead paint removal, risk assessment, maintenance painting, bridges

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  • Published: 1998
  • Reference: 113
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