Surface Coating NESHAP (6H)
The following information applies to facilities affected by the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Miscellaneous Surface Coating Operations (40 CFR, Part 63, Subpart HHHHHH) referred to here as "6H." This rule applies to certain facilities that spray coatings.
It's been over six years since the 6H NESHAP went into effect.
Basic Requirements for Compliance
Painters must be trained in setup and maintenance of spray equipment, spray technique, booth and filter maintenance, and environmental compliance. Refresher training is required every five years.
Spray Booth Exhaust Systems
Filter systems must have a 98% collection efficiency.
Coatings must be applied using HVLP, electrostatic, airless or air-assisted airless spray guns.
Maintain records on painter training, filter efficiency, notifications and more.
The IWRC has created online training which covers all of the necessary topics to ensure compliance with the training component of this rule available at www.SprayItRight.com.
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Before you begin the webinar, please download the following documents that will be utilized throughout the webinar.
- Surface Coating Rule (6H) PowerPoint
- Initial Notification - Notification of Compliance Status/Petition for Exemption
- Print two copies of this form.
- Notification Letter for Permit by Rule for Spray Booths
- Permit by Rule Log
- Surface Coating Rule (6H) Fact Sheet
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