Lead Awareness

Even a little lead poisoning can cause serious health problems, and at very high levels, it can be fatal. Lead is a heavy, soft, gray-blue metallic element found in the earth’s crust. Most occupational exposure to lead comes from activities like mining, smelting, manufacturing, and through the use and work with manufactured products containing lead.

What does this course cover?

  • Identify the characteristics of lead and sources of lead exposure.

  • Recognize the potential health effects from exposure to lead, including the symptoms of lead poisoning.

  • Recognize your employer’s responsibility to minimize your exposure to lead by determining workplace hazards, implementing work practice controls, and implementing a medical surveillance program.

  • Recognize your responsibility to limit your exposure to lead by wearing required PPE, including respiratory protection.

  • Identify good hygiene practices to keep you safe from lead exposure.

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of lead exposure and safety practices.

  • Certificate of Completion (immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous Substances – 1910.1025 Lead

  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous Substances – 1910.1025 App B Employee standard summary

  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart D – Authority for 1926 Subpart D – 1926.62 Lead

  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart I – Personal Protective Equipment – 1910.134 Respiratory Protection

  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart J – Welding and Cutting – 1926.354 Welding, cutting, and heating in way of preservative coatings

  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart J – Welding and Cutting – 1926.353 Ventilation and protection in welding, cutting, and heating

  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart D – Authority for 1926 Subpart D – 1926.51 Sanitation

Duration: 25 Minutes
Language: English
Price: $45

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