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Washington State Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule Program Update

Soil Control: The Most Significant Change in the New Law Washington Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule differs from the EPA RRP Rule in just one area.  Soil control standards are the only significant change.  Please click here for the rule as written. Let's explain the meaning of this rule. Soil replacement, or paving with asphalt or concrete is required in: Bare soils in child play areas or gardens of any size containing lead at 250 ppm or more. Areas of bare soils greater than 9ft² ... Read more

Oregon OSHA Releases Quick Guide To 1926.62-Oregon OSHA’s Construction Industry Rule For Controlling Exposure To Lead

On February 2, 2011, OSHA released a new quick guide available on their website, that helps you understand and comply with the key requirements of Oregon OSHA's lead rule for the construction industry, 1926.62.  Printed copies should be available after 2/17/2011. The guide can be found at the following link:  Oregon OSHA's construction industry rule for controlling exposure to lead For additional information regarding OR-OSHA resources, go to www.orosha.org Read more