US EPA Announces New Lead Dust Clearance Level Standards

US EPA Announces New Lead Dust Clearance Level Standards

by Ashley SherertzIndustrial Hygiene TechnicianOn January 7, 2021, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its intent to revise the 2001 dust-lead clearance levels (DLCL) for pre-1978 constructed residences and child occupied facilities. The new change...
It’s Simply the Rules: Part II

It’s Simply the Rules: Part II

by Bill Taylor, CSPPrincipal Safety Scientist A roofer was inspecting along the edge of a roof three stories above the ground in preparation for replacing damaged shingles. His foot slipped and, having no fall protection, he fell to the concrete sidewalk below...