LEAD SERVICE OFFERINGS
OSHA estimates that 1.6 million workers are exposed to lead, with a large percentage of those workers coming from construction and manufacturing. Furthermore, 4 million households have children exposed to high levels of lead. (Source)
Our compliance-driven solutions are guided by the larger mission to create a workplace and home environment that is safe from lead hazards.
FRONT END ASSESSMENTS
Harvard performs inspection services for various Customers bases. These inspections include Lead Risk Assessments for child occupied facilities as well as inspections for purposes of identifying the location of lead In support of OSHA compliance.
X-Ray Fluorescence testing is considered state of the art for on site surveys. The equipment is a non-destructive test that provides immediate results. The equipment is typically utilized for inspections in child occupied facilities as well as a screening method for construction projects.
SAMPLE COLLECTION & ANALYSIS
Collection of samples on-site can be performed if needed. Sample collection is performed consistent with recognized standards and regulations. Analysis of the sample is performed utilizing various methods to confirm presence lead.
PROJECT DESIGNS & EXECUTION
Identifying the condition and location of lead is the first step for Project Designs. Development of interim controls, specifications for abatement or job plans for management during execution is critical to assure that the work is performed safely and the project objectives are met.
PROJECT DESIGNS & ESTIMATES
We provide comprehensive front-end loading (planning) and reliable budget forecasts for remediation work to minimize lead exposure during renovations/demolitions.
Our equipment and servicing monitors levels of airborne lead throughout your work site to ensure your project is compliant with lead-related regulations.
Understanding the application of regulatory mandates is often confusing, time consuming with opportunities of oversight and misunderstanding. Our expertise and foresight can assist in understanding these regulations as they pertain to your project.
OSHA requires employers to establish and maintain "Negative Exposure Assessment" for specific tasks involving lead. Harvard can assist in establishing these exposure assessments in order for you to achive complaince with these regaulations.
COMPLIANCE & LIABILITY
TITLE X COMPLIANCE SURVEYS
Housing built prior to 1978 requires notification to the perspective buyer that lead paint may be associated with the home. While this notification provides compliance for the seller, it does not detail the location of lead for the buyer. Buyers often desire to renovate and/or paint their new homes to personalize their investment.
PRE REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
Harvard can assist in assessing lead locations and conditions prior to finalizing the real estate transaction in order for the buyer to be knowledgeable as to the location of lead painted components. This can be a critical milestone in the buying process particularly if the buyer has children that will occupy the home.
OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE (O&M)
We evaluate your site and procedures and then deliver documented work practices and workforce training materials aimed at protecting your people from lead exposure while performing their work.
Our comprehensive management services is aimed at minimizing lead exposure for your workforce. Harvard's involvement in your lead program will enable you to focus on other important functions of your business.
Material Testing and Air Monitoring
Development Of Written Programs & Work Practices
Employee Task Specific Training
Assistance With Record Retention & Management
Establishing Negative Exposure Assessments