TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER p: HAZARDOUS AND POISONOUS SUBSTANCES
PART 845 LEAD POISONING PREVENTION CODE
SECTION 845.260 PERSONNEL PROTECTION PROGRAM
Section 845.260 Personnel Protection Program
a) The lead abatement contractor, its agent, or any person who is performing lead abatement or lead mitigation in a regulated facility shall take the necessary precautions to protect his or her health, the health of any lead abatement supervisor or lead abatement worker, and the health of occupants of the regulated facility during any lead abatement or lead mitigation that may produce lead chips, dust or fumes.
b) The lead abatement contractor shall comply with the requirements established for worker protection in accordance with 29 CFR 1926.62, 29 CFR 1910.1025 and 29 CFR 1910.134.
c) The lead abatement contractor shall maintain copies of the written personnel protection program on-site at each lead abatement and lead mitigation project and make those copies available for review by Department or delegate agency staff. The written plan shall include:
1) The minimum requirements for personal protective equipment to enter the work area. If protective equipment is not provided, the lead abatement contractor shall have on-site air monitoring results and/or negative exposure assessment as required by OSHA, indicating that protective equipment is not required;
2) The work practices that ensure employees are not spreading potential lead contamination to other locations by transfer on protective equipment; and
3) The personal hygiene practices to be used by personnel for decontamination prior to leaving the work area.
d) Copies of the written personnel protection program shall be maintained as part of the records required in Section 845.300.
(Source: Amended at 43 Ill. Reg. 2440, effective February 8, 2019)