Lead in Facilities


Policy Statement

There is no formal policy statement for this topic however procedures and other information are provided below.

When “Dealing With Lead-Based Paint” UGA units must follow all federal and state regulations. This Guidance Document, http://www.usg.edu/ehs/guidelines/lead_paint.phtml, produced by the Board of Regents Office of Environmental Affairs for all University System of Georgia Facilities provides basic information for maintaining compliance. Additional links provided below will help with your compliance.

Reason for policy
To help UGA units comply with all federal and state regulations for Lead based paint removal and/or demolition.
Procedures
Personnel at UGA involved in construction or demolition related activities must follow all federal and state regulations. The Guidance Document provided by the Board of Regents Office of Environmental Affairs for University System of Georgia Facilities should be utilized. Provided below is the EPD website for any forms related to lead abatement.
Forms/Instructions
Additional contacts
Chad Jordan, (706)542-3509
Policy definitions
Responsibilities

Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Environmental Safety

               Policy Owner: John Lambeth, Manager Industrial Hygiene & Occupational Safety

               Policy Contact: Chad Jordan  cjordan@uga.edu

               Phone Number: 706-542-3509

Responsibilities: It is the responsibility of the Industrial Hygiene & Occupational Safety Manager to ensure that UGA units coordinating Lead Abatement Activities remain complaint with the regulations.

Record Retention
All lead surveys, lead training records, EPD or EPA notifications or correspondence with regulatory agencies must be kept indefinitely.
FAQs

 http://www.gaepd.org/Files_PDF/techguide/lpb/EPD_Lead_Program_Overview_Brochure.pdf

                             

Last Update:  4/25/2012

 

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