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OHSA – Lead Awareness

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

OHSA – Lead Awareness

C&R Safety Training Solutions is dedicated to your Health & Safety, our Lead Hazard Awareness course is designed to educate the learner in the awareness of working around lead. Lead is one of the most common toxic elements found in industry and is a leading cause of workplace illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, despite improvements in public health policies and substantial reductions in blood lead levels (BLLs) in adults, lead exposure remains an important health problem worldwide. Nearly every construction trade has the opportunity for potential exposure to lead during “normal” construction tasks including carpenters, electricians, ironworkers, painters, plumbers, sheet metal workers, among others.

Participants who successfully complete this online course should be able to:

  • Recognize the hazards of lead in the workplace
  • Identify how lead can enter the body
  • Identify the health effects of lead overexposure
  • Identify where lead is found
  • Identify OSHA’s permissible exposure limit for lead
  • Identify practices for limiting lead exposure
  • Identify the purpose for monitoring airborne lead exposure
  • Recognize the requirements for using PPE such as respirators and protective clothing
  • Recognize housekeeping and hygiene practices that limit lead exposure
  • Recognize the two components of the medical surveillance program
  • Identify the purpose of the Medical Removal Program and its benefits
  • Identify recordkeeping requirements