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Removal of lead-based bridge paints

Michael K. Snyder

Removal of lead-based bridge paints

by Michael K. Snyder

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Published by Transportation Research Board, National Research Council in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges -- Maintenance and repair.,
  • Lead based paint -- Removal.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM.K. Snyder, D. Bendersky.
    SeriesReport / National Cooperative Highway Research Program,, 265, Report (National Cooperative Highway Research Program) ;, 265.
    ContributionsBendersky, David., National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTE7 .N25 no. 265, TG315 .N25 no. 265
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3185153M
    ISBN 100309036062
    LC Control Number83040453

    Don’t Spread Lead: Follow Virginia Regulations. Permanent Removal of Lead-Based Paint Hazards or Lead Abatement If the main purpose of the project is to make the house lead-safe, and not just as part of an overall renovation project, then you should use a licensed lead abatement firm. LEAD PAINT REMOVAL (C3) Lead removal is a danger to the public, workers, and the environment, and there are several legal and liability aspects to removing it. Our Lead and Hazardous Coating Removal course is essential to anyone who will be safely removing lead or other toxic metals on the job.

    As the paint is removed, large quantities of tiny particles of paint become airborne and workers can inhale Cr(VI) dust if the paint or primer contains chromium. Current paint formulations of epoxy and urethane paints with zinc primers have mostly replaced the toxic lead and chromium-based coatings previously used on bridge and highwayFile Size: KB. Paint removal was performed at an overpass bridge that carried four lanes of traffic and spans seven railroad tracks near a switching station. The contract called for remov square feet of existing coatings from an I-beam overpass bridge and preparing the substance to SSPC- SP 10 (Near White Metal) specifications before repainting with.

    The advantages of lead-based paints as an industrial coating have long outweighed the environmental and human health hazards that come with them. Unfortunately, these coatings don’t last forever. When managers and asset owners develop maintenance programs, they confront the reality that lead is harmful and needs to be dealt with. Lead-based paint—Welding and cutting • To prevent lead from being tracked home or into your car, change out of work clothes at the end of the work shift and leave them at work or place them into a plastic bag for washing. Do not wash them together with regular laundry. • Place signs in the work area to warn workers of the lead hazard.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Snyder, Michael K. Removal of lead-based bridge paints. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, National. $ Thermal Spray Removal of Lead-Based Paint from the Viaduct Bridge at Rock Island Arsenal, IL Paperback – January 1, by Jeffrey H.

Boy (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Jeffrey H. Boy. Lead-Based Paint Removal for Steel Highway Bridges Paperback – by Bernard R. Appleman (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" Author: Bernard R. Appleman. After examining their options, they elected to see a demonstration of how Pentek’s dustless power tool system works for one-step removal, containment, collection, and packaging of hazardous lead-based paints.

The equipment was demonstrated by Pentek earlier this year on the Goethals Bridge which connects Staten Island to New Jersey. mid 70’s to discontinue to use of lead-based paint on bridges. Since that time, through regular painting and demolition contracts, INDOT has steadily been eliminating lead-based paints on bridges.

Currently, out of over bridges on the state highway system, less Removal of lead-based bridge paints book still are coated with lead-based paint. removing lead-based paint from steel bridges while conforming to state and Federal regulations related to environmental and human health issues.

That was determined by a comprehensive review of technical literature related to maintenance painting of bridges and by a survey concerning paint removal that was sent to 26 state highway agencies. Open Abrasive Blasting. The most common method of removing lead-based paint from steel structures is open (nozzle) abrasive blasting.

The abrasive material, generally steel shot/grit, sand or slag, is forced by compressed air through hoses. The material cleans the.

Paint on older buildings, steel bridges, towers, and storage tanks—even some built as late as the early s—may contain lead or other heavy metals. Lead and other heavy metals can cause serious problems for human health and the environment. Any project that disturbs lead-based paint requires planning to ensure that the project complies with environmental and safety regulations.

paint removal from the exterior of a steel structure or, through subcontracting or similar delegation, causes such paint removal to be performed.

Steel structures: a structure that has a steel surface from which lead paint might be removed in the ambient air and includes bridges, storage structures and other steel structures. (See the rule forFile Size: 34KB. Place in-between the vacuum tool and VAC-PAC ® to collect WET and LIQUID hazardous waste in an interim gallon “drop-off” drum without clogging the filtration system, while maintaining the high safety margins that are standard with all VAC-PAC ® systems.

More. Lead removal for surface preparation. Surface abrasive blasting done safely and effectively. The abrasive blasting of lead based coatings poses a risk to workers as well as to the surrounding environment. Blasting operators are subject to lung disorders from breathing abrasive dust and to lead poisoning from lead-laced dust.

Because of these properties, lead paints have been and continue to be widely used for bridges and other metal structures. The overall amount of lead that has been used can be considerable--one estimate for the Sydney Harbor Bridge in Australia is that 90 tons of red lead paint and tons of battleship gray are used in a five-year painting cycle.

Lead abatement is an activity designed to permanently eliminate lead-based paint hazards. Abatement is sometimes ordered by a state or local government, and can involve specialized techniques not typical of most residential contractors. PAINT REMOVAL. Lead-based paint can be removed from rivet heads and surrounding steel by shrouded power tools equipped with HEPA vacuums or with chemical strippers.

ENCAPSULATON. Rivet heads and surrounding areas can be covered with a flexible coating to reduce chipping and dust generation during rivet busting.

It has been used in paint for hundreds of years. Since lead-based paint inhibits rusting and corrosion on iron and steel, it has been used on bridges and other steel structures.

It is estimated that more t bridges - many in need of repairs - in the United States are coated with lead paint. Lead is a highly toxic material that can cause severe neurological disorders and cancer. Lead is often found in the renovation, demolition, manufacturing, and recycling industries.

One of the best ways to protect workers against lead exposure is to practise good hygiene at work. Lead has been commonly used in paints and coatings. Older homes and buildings are more likely to contain lead-based paint.

The most common way that lead gets into the body is through dust. The process of demolishing older housing generates dust that includes lead from interior and exterior lead-based paint. This lead dust eventually falls and settles on surfaces.

LEAD-BASED PAINT FROM BRIDGES William H. Bushman, P.E. Research Scientist Donald R. Jackson Highway Engineer Federal Highway Administration INTRODUCTION According to the National Bridge Inventory, of the more thansteel bridges listed, between 80 and 90 percent of them were painted with lead-based paint (Appelman, ).Cited by: 2.

Lead-based paint renovation/abatement exterior containment containing construction dust and debris that could be coated in lead-based paint. Different levels of. This synthesis describes the current state of the practice for the removal of lead-based paint from existing highway steel bridges.

It will be of interest to state department of transportation bridge maintenance and construction engineers; regulators, consultants, and contractors involved with the removal of lead paint from bridges and structures; and structural coatings specialists, chemists.

Complying with Regulations on Lead Paint Removal from Utility Structures 4 5 Phil Adkinson and Steve Poncio Houston Lighting & Power Company Lead Containment Structure for Bridge Painting 5 2 Louis G.

Lyras Corcon, Inc. Removing Lead-Based Paint in Michigan 5 .As with Bridge #10, previous testing by NYSTA had de- termined the presence of lead-based paints. Historically, paint removal from similar structures using the Pentek system would generate hazardous paint waste at a rate of 1 oz/ft2 of area cleaned because of its leachable lead content.SECTION - LEAD BASED PAINT REMOVAL CONSTRUCTION STANDARD B.

All work shall be done in strict accordance with all applicable Federal, State, and Local regulations, standards, and codes governing lead abatement and hazardous or otherwise regulated waste. The most recent edition of a relevant regulation, standard, or code shall be in Size: KB.