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Lead Awareness in Construction


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This course covers information mandated by OSHA 29 CFR 1926.62. It provides general knowledge of the hazards associated with lead exposure and requirements to reduce or eliminate exposure in the construction industry. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to identify sources of lead exposure, identify adverse health effects associated with lead exposure, specify the purpose and elements of the medical surveillance program and the medical removal protection program, and specify controls and work practices to reduce lead exposures. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Target Audience
Employees who have a potential exposure to airborne lead

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Lead Awareness in Construction

  • determine by its age whether a home has a risk of lead exposure due to the use of lead-based paint
  • identify activities that can be a source of lead exposure in the construction industry
  • identify correct statements about the danger of lead poisoning
  • identify adverse health effects associated with lead exposure in the construction industry
  • identify the limits OSHA has established to reduce worker exposure to lead
  • identify the purpose of the medical surveillance program
  • identify requirements of the medical surveillance program
  • cite general requirements of the medical removal protection program
  • identify examples of types of work controls used to reduce exposure to lead
  • identify work practices that can reduce lead exposure
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