graphicOn-Site Lead Paint Inspections

The Empirical Company offers fast, economical and reliable on-site lead-based paint inspections using a portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer. The XRF quickly and accurately measures lead concentrations in painted surfaces without damage to the painted surface.

  • XRF Inspections
  • Risk Assessments
  • In-place Management
  • Remediation Design
  • Remediation Monitoring
  • Clearance Sampling
  • Waste Disposal Consultation
  • Waste Stream Analysis
  • On-Site Lead-Based Paint XRF Surveys and Risk Assessments

The Empirical Company is one of a small number of firms in the nation with on-site X-ray fluorescence (XRF). The XRF is a good quantitative instrument for smooth, painted surfaces.

Lead-based Paint Management and Remediation

The Empirical Company’s lead-based paint consultants are also certified as project designers and in project site surveillance. The staff can provide comprehensive services including design and development of remediation projects, assistance in prioritizing the lead based paint to be abated, estimating the cost of abatement (including material replacement), develop project drawings, and bid documents for contractor selection, establishing a project schedule, and recommending practical alternative solutions.

During the abatement phase, experienced site technicians and consultants can monitor abatement activities including personnel monitoring, ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations, as well as the requirements of project specifications. Waste disposal consultation is offered to advise clients of alternative disposal methods and measures that may reduce the volume of lead that must be disposed of as hazardous waste.

After completion of a remediation project, consulting staff can prepare a comprehensive record of the project, including notifications to regulatory agencies, waste disposal manifests, medical monitoring and training records of contractor’s employees, records of air and wipe sample analysis, status of any remaining lead and recommendations to prevent future contamination.

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