Products - Portland
cement is an ingredient in many restoration products from finish
plaster to tile grout to redi-mix concrete.
Coatings - Assume
that any paint layers put on before 1978 contains lead.
Chloride - Methylene
Chloride is the active ingredient in many paint strippers.
Spirits (Paint Thinner) - Paint
thinner is erroneously thought to be harmless.
Related Hazards - Demolition,
plaster dust, and creosote can be very harmful.
and Breathing Hazards - An illustrated
article on respiratory dangers and how to avoid them.
Ladder Safety - A fall
from any height is undesirable. Some things to avoid doing.
Toluene - Toulene
can be found in some paint removers and it is extremely toxic.