Lead paint management – New standard published

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A new standard provides a guide for tradespeople performing lead paint management work to deal with lead paint and related hazards in a safe and responsible way. AS/NZS 4361.2:2017 Guide to hazardous paint management – Part 2: Lead paint in residential, public and commercial building provides guidance for the management of lead paint on non-industrial structures like residential, public, and commercial buildings:

The new standard:

  • will help builders, tradespeople, architects, and owners of residential, public, and commercial buildings in which lead paint is present
  • provides information on methods to determine:
    • if lead is present on a building
    • the amount of lead present
    • the selection of an appropriate management strategy
  • applies to lead paint only and provides guidelines to produce a safer working environment.

To see the standard in the webshop, click here.


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Published in building.