Ceiling dust proposals from The LEAD Group Inc. part 2

      That the NSW WorkCover Authority:

    Organise certified training for ceiling dust contractors and request Standards Australia and WorkSafe (National Occupational Health and Safety Commission) to fast track the development of a Standard and Code of Practice on Building Cavity Dust Removal which between them includes:-

  • guidance on circumstances which trigger the removal of building cavity dust,

  • how to remove it,

  • equipment required,

  • waste recycling and / or disposal,

  • clearance guidelines or other methods of determining the safety of the property for inhabitants during and following the dust removal process, and

  • health monitoring requirements for building, demolition and emergency workers who are regularly exposed to building cavity dust.

Assessment of Lead Exposure Associated with Ceiling Dust Removal Final Nov 1999 PDF

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