Lead Awareness in General Industry – Cal/OSHA

  • 4 topics | 40m 1s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course covers information mandated by Cal/OSHA CCR Title 8, Section 5198. It provides general knowledge of the hazards associated with lead exposure and requirements to reduce or eliminate exposure. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify sources of lead exposure in general industry
  • identify correct statements about the danger of lead poisoning in general industry
  • identify adverse health effects associated with lead exposure in general industry
  • identify the limits Cal/OSHA has established to reduce worker exposure to lead in general industry
  • identify the purpose of the medical surveillance program
  • identify requirements of the medical surveillance program
  • identify general requirements of the medical removal protection program
  • identify examples of types of controls that can be used to reduce exposure to lead
  • identify safe work practices that can reduce exposure to lead


  • Sources of Exposure to Lead in Industry
  • Health Effects of Exposure to Lead
  • Medical Surveillance for Lead Exposure
  • Controls for Reducing Exposure to Lead