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Walls, ceilings, floors, and woodwork shall be coated with paint or polyurethane after cleaning toisolate the remaining meth residue. Some studies show that meth can "wick” through paint. Apply atleast two coats of high quality paint or polyurethane. A primer coat Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou will improve adhesion of the secondcoat of sealant. Paint shall be sprayed and not brushed or rolled. The first coat must be allowed to cureper the product recommendation before applying second and third coats.
 
 Oil, urethane, and epoxyproducts may provide a superior encapsulation to latex products, but these products require more careand ventilation to apply than do latex products. Glossy latex paint may Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou provide superior encapsulation tosemi-gloss or flat latex.O. Plumbing and Sanitary SewerMeth chemicals poured down the drain during active cooking can be safety hazards in the plumbingsystem and environmental hazards in the wastewater treatment system.
 
When corrosive or flammablechemicals have been dumped into a plumbing system, plumbing may contain concentrated chemicals inthe traps of sinks and other drains. Attempting to pump out substances or remove the traps may result inchemical exposure and possible serious injury.Before cleaning plumbing fixtures, the certified contractor, equipped with chemical resistant protective Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou disposable clothing, chemical-resistant gloves, and face-splash protection, shall first thoroughly flush allplumbing traps with cold water.
 
Every plumbing trap shall then be checked with a PID or similar organicvapor meter. After flushing, collect substances in the trap to check pH using a long-handled tongs andcotton gauze. For garbage disposals, the trap cannot be easily accessed and shall Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou require removal forchecking.Waste chemicals discarded in the sanitary sewer are typically flushed from the system within minutes orhours of the disposal. However, if the connection is on a very low flow line the chemicals could remain inthe line longer.
 
 For meth lab sites with an on-site septic system, see Section VII. Exterior Evaluation.P. Garages, Outbuildings, and Non-Occupancy StructuresAlthough KRS 224.01-410 only requires Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou decontamination of inhabitable properties which are intended tobe primarily occupied by people, it is strongly recommended when planning decontamination, that allgarages, sheds, and other non-occupancy structures be assessed and decontaminated as necessary.Consideration shall be given to the structure’s use, to potential for human exposure, and to the level ofcontamination within that structure.
 
Meth contamination in a storage shed poses far less hazard to futureoccupants, therefore shall not require the same level of decontamination.The following steps shall be taken in non-occupancy structures: Ventilate structure before cleaning. Inspect for stains and meth lab materials. Discard porous low value contents. When there is a dirt floor in the building, decontamination shall be based Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou on assessment. In somecases, it may be necessary to scrape and dispose an inch or more of dirt floor. Washing options:o Power-wash if possible (e.g., wiring or other obstacles may make power-washingimpossible).o When power-washing is not possible, HEPA vacuum raw wood, cement, fiberglass orconcrete block.
 
 With mixed materials, do a combination of these. Spray paint or sealant on all surfaces.Contents within outbuildings vary in degree of human contact and ease of cleaning. If a child is notexposed to the item, or if the item is made of metal or other non-porous, hard materials, the Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou item may beable to be cleaned. For example, a bicycle, a hammock, or a set of coveralls in a barn used for methcooking may be disposed, or thoroughly cleaned as described above. High-value, low contact, hardmaterials, e.g., a chain saw or lathe may be wiped clean with a solvent in a well-ventilated area or outdoors.
 
Q. Waste Characterization and DisposalAll meth-making chemical equipment or waste, including precursor pharmaceuticals, Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou drug cooking orused paraphernalia, non-empty containers of potential precursor chemicals, sludges, suspicious propanecylinders or fire extinguishers, and other potential evidence shall be reported to KSP or the lead lawenforcement agency if found on the property.
 
The materials shall be properly characterized anddisposed in accordance with state and federal regulations.Contaminated structural materials, household furnishings and personal property Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou may be handled as municipal solid waste. Materials may be disposed of in a properly permitted contained landfill. Allfurniture, carpeting, clothing, and personal property shall be cut apart or otherwise rendered unusable toscavenging.The gloves, cartridge respirators, protective clothing, and other personal protective equipment, andcleaning materials used at a site may be disposed of as municipal solid waste.
 
 Before disposing ofcontaminated material, check with municipal solid waste facility about requirements for proper disposal ofwaste.Wash and rinse waters may be disposed to a municipal wastewater collection system, or into aproperly functioning septic system. Pump and dispose Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou of septic tank contents at a permittedwastewater treatment or permitted hazardous waste disposal facility after cleaning of the structure(s) iscompleted.R. DemolitionAll structures that are to be demolished in lieu of cleaning shall be carefully inspected for meth labmaterials and hazardous materials. Normal demolition and disposal rules apply.
 
 Property owners whochoose to demolish the dwelling, in lieu of decontamination, shall notify the cabinet, in writing, of theirintent to demolish an inhabitable property ten (10) days before the demolition activities begin. An ownershall submit the Owner’s Certificate of Demolition, DEP 6085, January, 2008, with the Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou proper documents,including pre-demolition photographs, post-demolition photographs, and waste disposal receipts, to thecabinet within sixty (60) days of demolition.
 
 An owner shall render all furnishings unusable prior todisposal. All solid waste generated during demolition activities shall be disposed of at a permittedcontained landfill. The landfill or other disposal facility shall not allow any contaminated interior buildingmaterials to be salvaged or reused. An owner shall not be required to hire a certified contractor for thepurposes of demolition of an inhabitable property. In Physical Symptoms Of A Meth Lab In Your Rental Hou all cases a property owner is responsible forassessment, testing and proper removal and disposal of asbestos, lead, and mercury containingmaterials and other building materials in accordance with state and federal regulations, including the solidwaste regulations in 401 KAR Chapters 47-48.

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