According to estimates made by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), more than 3 million workers in the United States are potentially exposed to lead in the workplace. This course covers OSHA requirements and best practices in general industry where an employee may be occupationally exposed to lead.

Annual Retraining

OSHA requires annual retraining for the topics in this course. After you complete a final exam and purchase a certificate, it will be valid for 365 days from the exam date. You will be able to retake this course and purchase an updated certificate starting 30 days before the expiration date.

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Modules: 3
Hours: 2
Sectors: General Industry


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  • Key Topics

    • Characteristics of Lead
    • Sources of Lead
    • Lead Dust
    • General Industry Workers and Exposure
    • Entry Routes
    • Acute and Chronic Exposure
    • Signs and Symptoms
    • Employee Reporting
    • Measuring Lead Levels
    • Reproductive Risks
    • Chelating Agents
    • Hierarchy of Controls
    • Handling Contaminated Protective Clothing
    • Preventing Heat Stress
    • Employee Training
    • Respiratory Protection Program
    • Respirator Types and Selection
    • Fit Testing
    • Inspection Requirements
    • Respirator Training
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor
    • Manager
    • Contractor