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. The course provides a general awareness of lead, the risks, preventive measures, and OSHA requirements in 1926.62, 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: Construction


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  • Key Topics

    • Characteristics of Lead
    • Lead Exposure Risk
    • Sources of Lead
    • Lead Dust
    • Construction Workers and Exposure
    • Entry Routes
    • Acute and Chronic Exposure
    • Signs and Symptoms of Over Exposure
    • Reporting
    • Measuring Lead Levels
    • Reproductive Risks
    • Chelating Agents
    • Controlling Exposure
    • The Hierarchy of Controls
    • Handling Contaminated Protective Clothing
    • Protective Clothing Policies and Practices
    • Preventing Heat Stress
    • Employer Responsibilities
    • Respiratory Protection
    • General Requirements
    • Respiratory Protection Programs
    • Respirator Selection
    • Assigned Protection Factors (APFs)
    • Respirator Types
    • Fit Testing
    • Inspection Requirements
    • Respirator Training
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor
    • Manager
    • Contractor