Ceiling dust, Conclusion

    There are a number of guidance notes already in place, for example:

  • Procedures used in the Sydney Aircraft Noise Insulation Project (SANIP)

  • Ceiling Dust and Hail Storms (Vol 7 No. 2 of Lead Action News) by The Lead Group, Inc.

  • Management of Lead Contamination (in Draft) by the Lead Reference Centre, EPA

  • Code of Practice for Ceiling Dust Removal (in Draft) from Australian Dust Removalists Association (ADRA)

      Contractors and workers involved in the cleaning, repairing, or demolition of ceilings should be aware of these documented procedures and guidance notes. If these contractors and workers observe and adopt these guidance notes including the work procedures as recommended in this report, they would comply with existing WorkCover occupational health and safety requirements.

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