Painting and Coating
In the winter of 2010, a 52-year-old male tub re-glazer died due to overexposure to methylene chloride (MC) vapor while stripping a bathtub in an apartment bathroom using Tal-Strip® II Aircraft Coating Remover (Tal-Strip® II).
Safe Shops is a program created to promote environmental leadership among Boston’s auto body and repair shops. Safe Shops staff provides training, education, and other resources to help shops improve their safety and environmental practices, and to help them become better neighbors. Information generated for the project is downloadable at this site.
This is a 12-page booklet for workers who use chemicals to remove graffiti- painters, laborers, custodians, bus cleaners, phone booth cleaners, and others. The products used to remove graffiti, and the job conditions, can be hazardous.
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety provides answers to questions related to occupational health and safety topics for painters.
What's under your kitchen sink, in your garage, in your bathroom, and on the shelves in your laundry room? Do these household products pose a potential health risk to you and your family?
Documents provided by the Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health (eLCOSH) relevant to the painting trade.