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Table of Contents
Background and Overview
Operations
Reasons for Change
Preventing Pollution
Glossary of Terms
Where To Go for Help
Acknowledgements
Complete List of Links

Keywords:
Assessment / Automobiles - Bodies / Best management practices / Cleaning / Coating processes / Compliance / Hazardous waste / Industry and trade / Occupational safety and health / Paint / Recycling (Waste, etc.) / Solvents / Technological innovations / Waste management


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Auto Refinish Project Best Practices Kit
Abstract: A list of checklists and fact sheets on painting topics including: sanding, solvent wipe down, paint mixing, spray painting, spray gun cleaning, health and safety management and working with isocyanates
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/auto/trainers/index.htm

Autobody Repair and Refinishing: Hazards and Solutions
Abstract: References for workers to aid in recognizing and controlling some of the hazards associated with autobody repair and refinishing.
Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
URL: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/autobody/

CCAR Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair
Abstract: This national Compliance Assistance Center helps those engaged in automotive service, collision repair and other sectors of the automotive industry better understand environmental responsibilities, and achieve compliance with environmental program requirements.
Source: Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair
URL: http://ccar-greenlink.org/

Factors that Motivate Owners of Auto Refinish Shops to Implement Changes [PDF]
Abstract: Profile of 10 shops who implemented P2 changes. Includes, drivers for change, obstacles and benefits.
Source: U.S. Environmnetal Protection Agency Design for the Environment
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/auto/factors/factors.pd
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How The New Motor Vehicle Waste Disposal Well Rule Affects Your Business [PDF]
Abstract: During normal vehicle repair and maintenance, vehicle fluids may drip, spill or otherwise enter floor drains or sinks in service areas. These fluids can introduce various toxic chemicals into drinking water sources. This guide describes the rule governing Class V injection wells, implemented in 1999 -- how to identify them, how to comply and best management practices.
Source: U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
URL: http://www.epa.gov/safewater/uic/class5/pdf/guide_uic-class5
_small_ent_compl.pdf

Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning
Abstract: Gives a list of fact sheets explaining the effects of CFC-12 on the ozone layer, the substitutes and how they must be used, and the regulations that govern car motor vehicle conditioning in the US.
Source: U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ozone/title6/609/index.html

Paints and Coatings Resource Center
Abstract: Provides regulatory compliance information to organic coating facilities, industry vendors and suppliers, and others. Tools include VOC & HAP calculators, a state and federal regulations locator and a members database.
Source: Paints and Coatings Resource Center
URL: http://www.paintcenter.org/

Safety and Health Topics for Auto Body Repair and Refinishing
Abstract: Resources for recognition, control and compliance with safety and health issues for the auto body industry.
Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
URL: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/autobody/

The Finishing Line for Body Shops [PDF]
Abstract: Questions and answers on low VOC coatings for auto body shops including an outline of the federal regulations implemented in 1999.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials Association
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02179.pdf

 


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