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Quick Take: 6H Rule Explained for Autobody Shops

Thursday, November 17th, 2011


This video by KPA Field Engineer, Lori Matthews explains what the EPA’s 6H rule means for autobody shops. The rule is intended to reduce the public’s exposure of HAP’s that are generated from paint stripping and/or surface coating operations.  There are six parts to the rule:

  • Training
  • Paint gun selection
  • Spray gun cleaning
  • Spray enclosures
  • Notification to the EPA
  • Recordkeeping

The point:

Compliance with the 6H law is manageable. There are six parts to remember, and some important deadlines to keep. Contact your KPA field engineer if you have any questions, and check your progress with this helpful 6H Rule Compliance Checklist.