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AS/NZS 4361.2:2017


Guide to hazardous paint management, Part 2: Lead paint in residential, public and commercial buildings

Provides guidance for the management of lead paint on non-industrial structures such as residential, public and commercial buildings. It provides information on methods for determining whether lead is present on a building, the amount of lead present and the selection of an appropriate management strategy.
Published: 22/12/2017
Pages: 42
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Table of contents
Cited references
Content history
Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Application
1.3 Referenced documents
1.4 Definitions
1.5 Lead paint
1.6 Risk of lead paint
1.7 Home and building owners
1.8 Small project
1.9 Lead abatement contractor
1.10 Lead specialist
1.11 Building classifications
1.12 Systematic approach
1.13 Risk assessment
2 Detection and assessment of lead paint
2.1 General
2.2 Historical lead level
2.3 Condition of paint
2.3.1 Lead in deteriorating paint
2.3.2 Lead in paint during maintenance or renovation
2.4 Methods of detection
2.4.1 General
2.4.2 Portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) field tests
2.4.3 Laboratory analysis
2.5 Interpretation of results
2.5.1 XRF field test results
2.5.2 Laboratory analysis results
3 Options for managing lead paint
3.1 General
3.2 Contractor competency
3.3 Doing nothing
3.4 Lead paint stabilization
3.4.1 General
3.4.2 Preparing the surface
3.5 Lead paint abatement
3.5.1 General
3.5.2 Replacement of painted items
3.5.3 Enclosure
3.5.4 Removal or disturbance of lead paint
3.6 Containment
4 Procedures for paint stabilization
4.1 General
4.2 Containment
4.3 Over-painting
4.3.1 Description
4.3.2 Surfaces suitable for over-painting
4.3.3 Surface preparation
4.3.4 Materials
4.3.5 Procedure
4.4 Encapsulation
4.4.1 Description
4.4.2 Surfaces suitable for encapsulation
4.4.3 Surface preparation
4.4.4 Encapsulant materials
5 Procedures for paint removal
5.1 General
5.2 Containment of lead-bearing dust and waste
5.3 Precautions for interior paintwork
5.3.1 Preparation
5.3.2 Final decontamination
5.4 Precautions for exterior paintwork
5.4.1 Preparation
5.4.2 Final decontamination
5.5 Final clean-up of dust
5.5.1 General
5.5.2 Equipment
5.5.3 Procedure
5.6 Clearance testing
5.6.1 General
5.6.2 Soil sampling
5.6.3 Surface dust sampling
5.6.4 Acceptance criteria Soil lead content Surface lead dust loadings
5.6.5 Background monitoring
6 Protection of workers and the public
6.1 General
6.2 Exposure
6.3 Regulated area
6.4 Protective clothing and equipment
6.5 Personal hygiene
6.6 Responsible person
6.7 Health monitoring
6.8 Signs
6.9 Non-competent workers
6.10 Public health
7 Waste management
7.1 Scope
7.2 Background information
7.3 Waste generators
7.4 Responsibilities
7.4.1 Owner’s responsibilities
7.4.2 Contractor’s responsibility
7.5 Site handling and storage of waste
7.5.1 General
7.5.2 Waste collection
7.5.3 Waste containers
7.5.4 Waste storage
7.6 Waste sampling, classification and analysis
7.6.1 Sampling
7.6.2 Number of samples
7.6.3 Sampling shipping and documentation
7.6.4 Waste analysis
7.7 Hazardous waste disposal
7.7.1 General
7.7.2 Disposal options
7.7.3 Waste carriers
7.8 Disposal of non-hazardous solid waste
7.9 Wastewater management
7.10 Disposal of consumable supplies
7.11 Waste management plan
8 Project design, implementation and completion
8.1 General
8.2 Project design
8.3 Project start-up and implementation
8.4 Project completion
8.5 Project completion report
Appendix A
A1 Scope
A2 Historical painting records
A3 Methods of lead identification
A3.1 Method 1: X-ray fluorescence
A3.1.1 Principle
A3.1.2 Equipment
A3.1.3 Procedure
A3.1.4 Report
A3.2 Method 2: Lead detection by laboratory testing
A3.2.1 General
A3.2.2 Sampling procedure
A3.2.2.1 Principle
A3.2.2.2 Materials and equipment
A3.2.3 Procedure
A3.2.4 Report
A4 Sampling strategy
A5 Interpretation of results
A6 Documentation
Appendix B
B1 Scope
B2 Background
B3 Materials and equipment
B4 Sample site selection
B4.1 General
B4.2 High risk receptors
B4.3 Unique land usage
B5 Sample collection
B6 Frequency of sampling
B7 Visual assessment
B8 Laboratory analysis
B10 Interpretation of results
B10.1 Visual assessment
B10.2 Laboratory assessment/XRF
B11 Reporting/record keeping
Appendix C
C1 Scope
C2 Background
C3 Materials and equipment
C4 Selection of sampling locations
C5 Sampling procedure
C6 Interpretation of results
C7 Reporting/record keeping
Cited references in this standard
Risk management — Principles and guidelines
Guide to hazardous paint management, Part 1: Lead and other hazardous metallic pigments in industrial applications
Guide to the painting of buildings
Glossary of paint and painting terms
Respiratory protective devices
Content history
[Available Superseded]
DR AS/NZS 4361.2:2017