Lead Based Paint
29 CFR 1910.1025
29 CFR 1915.1025
29 CFR 1926.62
Is a mineral, mined primarily in Africa, Brazil,
China, and Canada, but is not hazardous in it’s
natural state. Asbestos becomes hazardous when
it is broken up and the fibers and dust become
suspended in air in the breathing zone.
Fire proofing 1890-1970 -25 million
– Can be woven into tons used.
cloth 1930-1941 widest use,
Acid resistant especially in
High tensile strength shipbuilding.
Excellent insulator 1941-1974 use
1976 all new vessels
Three Common Types of
Chrysotile (white Most common used 95%
asbestos) found in buildings in US.
Second most likely to be
Amosite (brown found in buildings.
asbestos) (brown in natural state)
Crocidolite (blue Used in high
pipe lagging cement
insulation brake pads
gaskets material clutch plates
welder’s curtains spackling/joint
floor tiles shingles
ceiling tiles cigarette filters
Inspections conducted by certified AHERA
Laboratory analysis. (only way to prove)
Management of Asbestos.
The Coast Guard mostly manages asbestos in
place once it has been identified. Only the Yard
and ISC Ketchikan have trained personnel who
can conduct asbestos removal projects.
– Most asbestos rehab is contracted out.
Asbestos is only hazardous when it is in a friable (breaks
Removal, cutting and other abrasive work can release the
Best course of action is to
– maintain in place
Removal is only authorized by trained professionals or in
case of an emergency (shipboard only).
Asbestos and smoking cause a Synergistic
• 1 + 1= 10
Units Management Plan
Written instruction/Management plan
Inventory of ACM or PACM
Proper labeling of all ACM
Lead is a soft, low temperature melting,
corrosive-resisting metal used since ancient
Has history of documented health effects of
over exposure for as long as it has been
Routes of Lead Exposure
Blood Digestive System
Kidneys Muscles & Bones
Nervous System Reproductive System
Use of Lead Paint
Lead Based Paint
Not written policy but a recommendation
MLC (kse) can provide guidance.
Coveralls or full body work cloths (Tyvek)
Boot covers (Disposable)
“Warning Lead Work Area
No Smoking or Eating”