EPA Outline for The earth (DfE) Auto Restore Venture.

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EPA Design for the Environment (DfE) Auto Refinish Project National SBO/SBAP Conference Technology Track - April 3, 2001 Austin, TX

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Goal of DfE Auto Refinish Project to propel auto resurface shops to embrace best practices and innovations that decrease danger and contamination

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Profile of Auto Refinish Industry 60,000 shops, 150,000 auto refinishers in the U.S. Shops use & discharge hurtful chemicals (diisocyanates, solvents, paint added substances) Diisocyanates are a main source of word related asthma Air outflows may represent a danger to close-by occupants

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Auto Refinish Industry in Philadelphia 400 shops Painters don\'t utilize sufficient individual defensive hardware DfE venture supplements other contamination anticipation & hazard diminishment exercises concentrated on auto revamp segment

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DfE Approach Identify noteworthy danger & contamination issues Build dynamic organizations Conduct shop visits to distinguish best practices that decrease hazard & contamination Compare costs, benefits, boundaries Identify elements that persuade change Measure upgrades in shop hones Develop viable effort system

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Factors that Motivate Change Cost investment funds Similar or better execution Easier to meet administrative prerequisites Reduced toxin emanations Better specialist assurance Cleaner, more secure workplace

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Best Practices Benefits Reduced wellbeing dangers for painter and shop representatives, group, and environment Reduced VOCs, risky waste, and air poisons Reduced paint, dissolvable, and waste transfer costs Reduced shop outflows may address objections about potential perils to inhabitants close shops

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DfE Best Practices Kit DfE Project Information & Resources Best Practices Checklist for painting and related exercises Best Practices Checklist for wellbeing & security administration in shop Paint organization wellbeing & wellbeing video and leaflets

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How to Reach Other Shops Expositions, Workshops Trade Associations and Trade Press Paint/Equipment Suppliers, Jobbers Vocational Schools, Training Centers, STAR Program (IWRC) Environmental Assistance Providers Virtual Auto Body Shop, DfE site and other Internet Resources

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Internet Resources Virtual Auto Body Shop connections to essential wellbeing, wellbeing, specialized, and ecological data assets www.ccar-greenlink.org/cshops DfE Auto Refinish Project www.epa.gov/dfe/autobody/autobody.html

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Virtual Auto Body Shop www.ccar-greenlink.org/cshops Co-created with broadly perceived Coordinating Center For Automotive Repair (CCAR®) Located on CCAR® site with high perceivability to car industry Links to essential wellsprings of wellbeing, wellbeing & natural data

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On-Line Tour of Virtual Shop Auto Body Shop Bay Area Paint Mixing Room Spray Booth

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Auto Body Shop Bay Health & Safety Management Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) Pollution Prevention Air, Water Regulations NIOSH Alert OSHA Auto Body Repair & Refinishing Resources

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Paint Mixing Room Best Practices amid Paint Mixing Health & Safety Information Respirators, Gloves, Clothing Hazardous Substances Fact Sheets Coatings/Solvents Resources Ventilation Pollution Prevention

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Paint Spray Booth Best Practices amid Spray Painting Innovative Technology Spray Booths and Ventilation Respirators, Gloves, Protective Clothing Painter Training Programs NIOSH/OSHA Resources

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Current Activities 40 website visits to shops in Pennsylvania with SBDC Identifying new connections for virtual shop Networking to support reception of best practices approach Coordinating with OSHA/NIOSH on fitting respirator choices for painters

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