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NBS lead paint poisoning project housing and other aspects by Harvey W Berger

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Published by National Bureau of Standards, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Lead -- Toxicology,
  • Lead based paint

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 20)

StatementHarvey W. Berger
SeriesNBS technical note -- 759, NBS technical note -- 759
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15472515M

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Michele Lucarelli, NBS Technical Author, following work done on sections C20 and M60 with respect to lead in paint, provides some background to the issue. Exposure to lead, even at low levels, can cause a wide range of problems, including: permanently lowered IQ; learning and behavioural problems; delayed or reversed brain development; memory loss;. paint and could pose a lead poisoning hazard. In particular, older windows and doors are likely to contain lead-based paint, and this paint can present very high risks due to friction and impacts causing the paint to deteriorate and generate lead dust. How can . This guide exists to help lead poisoning prevention professionals create legal reference manuals (“bench books”) for judges adjudicating enforcement cases involving lead-based paint. Although it does not provide a listing of laws for specific jurisdictions, it shows the user how to find relevant laws and compile them into a reference manual. This book covers every major topic on the subject, including lead poisoning in children, sources of contamination, state-of-the-art sampling and analytical measurement methods, the newest studies.

about lead-based paint. Buyers have up to 10 days to check for lead. • Landlords must disclose known information on lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards before leases take effect. Leases must include a specific warning statement about lead-based paint. If undertaking renovations, repairs, or painting (RRP) projects in. NBS Chorus Intelligent construction specification, in the cloud Features and pricing A range of subscription options to make NBS Chorus work for you Book a demonstration Sign in to NBS Chorus Other tools NBS offers a range of tools for specification and collaboration National BIM Library The most trusted BIM Library in the UK, certified to the internationally-recognised NBS BIM Object Standard. Lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust in older buildings are the most common sources of lead poisoning in children. Other sources include contaminated air, water and soil. Adults who work with batteries, do home renovations or work in auto repair shops also might be exposed to lead. Enjoy same store prices at National Book Store Online. Convenient online shopping for school and office supplies, arts and crafts, gifts for all occasions, and the latest bestselling books. Exclusive discounts when you shop online from the Philippines’ Most Loved Book Store!

State health officials are re-examining work done by a Detroit nonprofit over the last 11 years to clear nearly homes of lead paint hazards after a child recently got sick in a treated home. Most lead-paint poisoning results from exposure to lead paint dust. Even if you don't see any peeling paint, lead paint dust might still be present. Old doors and windows have painted parts that rub together and create dust, or there might be small amounts still present from a previous remodeling : The Family Handyman. Estimates of the nature and extent of lead paint poisoning in the United States. [Judith F Gilsinn; Institute for Basic Standards (U.S.). "Report to Lead Paint Poisoning Project, Center for Building Technology, Institute for Applied Technology, NBS ; Sponsored by Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C.   Resulting renovations may be costly upfront, but would be the most effective way to prevent long-term health effects for children. According to the EPA, professional lead-based paint removal would cost about $8 to $15 per square foot or about $9, to $30, for a 1, to 2,sq. ft. house. The average removal project costs about $10,