Metal and Solvent Exposures Among Automotive Repair Technicians
Environmental/Occupational Health Compliance Certification Program For Autobody Repair Facilities Program Kick-Off Meeting November 26, 2002 6:30-8:00 PM Agenda 6:30 Welcome-William Murphy, Davies Career & Tech 6:35 Introduction-Gene Park, URI (Moderator) 6:45 Autobody Shop Compliance Statistics
Richard Enander, RIDEM Office of Technical and Customer Assistance (OTCA) 7:00 OSHA Compliance James Bruckshaw RI DOH 7:15 Project Description Rich Girasole, RIDEM OTCA 7:30 Benefits of Participation Ron Gagnon, RIDEM OTCA Question and Answer Session to Follow Steering Committee Members: Ed Breault, Crown Collision Pete Landers, Buccis Autobody
Jeff Mocarsky, MAACO Rick Ouellette, Cousins Collision Kenneth Topalian, Regal Collision Anthony Victoria, AutoService Autobody Charles Paglio, American Collision John DiCola, ABARI William Murphy, Davies Career and Technical School Richard Missaghian, URI Jeanne McCarthy, DBR James McCaughy, NBC Thomas Uva, NBC James Gamelin, DOH Richard Scott, DOH
Environment-Health Concerns: RI Auto Body Industry Environmental Avg. size shop 5 people; <5 cars per week Chemicals used/released diverse & variable: - VOCs (1,400 tons), MeCl strippers (1/5 shops) - Sanding dust (15 cars/wk = > 100 lbs./yr Hazardous Waste ~ 3-55 gal drums per shop per yr. Community Health DEM receives neighbor complaints Fugitive sanding dust emissions (toxic metals)
Take-home toxics Environment-Health Concerns: RI Auto Body Industry Worker Health Isocyanates, Paint Solvents MeCl Strippers Lead Screening: RI Department of Health Lead exposure Blood Lead Data (ug/dl) Job Office/Painter 3-6 Bodymen 28, 38
17 Avg. Current Compliance Status: RI Auto Body Industry 2002 Baseline Audits 2002 - 371 RI DBR licensed shops 40 shops randomly selected Comprehensive facility audits Environmental, health and safety compliance Non-regulatory, no enforcement actions taken Audit Findings -- The Good News Spirit of the law
Certain areas compliance very good: Compliant coatings HVLP spray guns Hazardous waste manifests Audit Findings -- The Bad News Many, many other areas need improvement, for example Written plans/recordkeeping Worker training Hazardous waste marking/labeling
Unpermitted floor drains The Bad News (Continued) Compliance Rates Compliance ranges: 0%-100% For example HW Contingency Plan 0% Container Inspections 0% Training Records 6% Haz Com program
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