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Research Report 115 Lead-based paint management on roading structures: Section III – Guidelines

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

This report is Section III 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.

This document contains guidelines for structure owners, maintenance engineers, consultants and contractors. It will assist them to identify the most cost-effective maintenance strategy while minimising environmental, and health and safety risks during the maintenance work.

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

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  • Published: 1998
  • Reference: 115