3742.43 Implementing essential maintenance practices.

A person who implements the essential maintenance practices portion of the preventive treatments specified in section 3742.41 of the Revised Code shall do all of the following in the area of the residential unit, child care facility, or school in which the essential maintenance practices are being performed:

(A) Allow only persons performing the essential maintenance practices access to the area;

(B) Cover the area with six mil polyethylene plastic or its equivalent;

(C) Protect workers in a manner consistent with the requirements a lead abatement contractor must meet pursuant to division (B) of section 3742.07 of the Revised Code;

(D) Protect occupants' belongings by covering or removing them from the area;

(E) Wet down all painted surfaces before disturbing the surfaces;

(F) Wet down debris before sweeping or vacuuming.

Effective Date: 04-07-2003; 05-18-2005.