Sec. 5456. (1) “Department” means the department of community health.
(2) “Deteriorated paint” means paint or other surface coating that is cracking, flaking, chipping, peeling, or otherwise damaged or separating from the substrate of a building component.
(3) “Discipline” means 1 of the specific types or categories of lead-based paint activities identified
in this part for which an individual may receive training from an accredited training
program and become certified by the department.
(4) “Distinct painting history” means the application history, as indicated by its visual appearance or a record
of application, over time of paint or other surface coatings to a component or room.
(5) “Documented methodology” means a method or protocol used to do either or both of the following:
(a) Sample and test for the presence of lead in paint, dust, and soil.
(b) Perform related work practices as described in rules promulgated under this part.
(6) “Dust lead hazard” means surface dust in a residential dwelling or child occupied facility that contains
a concentration of lead at or in excess of levels identified by the EPA pursuant to
section 403 of title IV of the toxic substances control act, Public Law 94-469, 15 U.S.C. 2683, or as otherwise defined by rule.
(7) “Elevated blood level” or “EBL” means for purposes of lead abatement an excessive absorption of lead that is a confirmed
concentration of lead in whole blood of 20 %V(508)S%Vg/dl, micrograms of lead per
deciliter of whole blood, for a single venous test or of 15-19 %V(508)S%Vg/dl in 2
consecutive tests taken 3 to 4 months apart. For purposes of case management of children 6 years of age or less, elevated blood level means an excessive absorption of lead that is a confirmed concentration
of lead in whole blood of 10 %V(508)S%Vg/dl.
(8) “Encapsulant” means a substance that forms a barrier between lead-based paint and the environment
using a liquid-applied coating, with or without reinforcement materials, or an adhesively
bonded covering material.
(9) “Encapsulation” means the application of an encapsulant.
(10) “Enclosure” means the use of rigid, durable construction materials that are mechanically fastened
to the substrate in order to act as a barrier between lead-based paint and the environment.
(11) “EPA” means the United States environmental protection agency.
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