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Support Prevention through Design and learn about the new LEED pilot credit from @USGBC

Site conditions. Assess site hazards such as presence of overhead power lines or brownfield -related soil exposures relevant to foundation work. Building reuse . Assess potential hazards arising out of re-use, ranging from structural safety and deconstruction safety to the presence of hazardous materials such as lead, asbestos, or mold. Construction activity pollution prevention. Assess how the pollution prevention plan can be used to further reduce exposures to construction employees. For example, use local exhaust ventilated tools and/or wet method controls on all outdoor dust-generating tools and equipment to reduce exposures from silica, welding, and other construction contaminants at the source. Construction indoor air quality management. Assess how the indoor air quality management plan can be used to further reduce exposures to construction employees. For example, u...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/credits/preventionthroughdesign

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