Home » Courses » 5-Minute Courses » Lead Awareness Overview

Lead Awareness Overview

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the characteristics of lead and sources of lead exposure
  • Recognize the potential health effects from exposure to lead, including the symptoms of lead poisoning
  • Recognize your employer's responsibility to minimize your exposure to lead
  • Recognize your responsibility to limit your exposure to lead by wearing required PPE, including respiratory protection
  • Identify good hygiene practices to keep you safe from lead exposure

Available in English, Spanish

13 Minutes

This course will help you recognize where lead is found, the occupational hazards and health effects of lead exposure, and the responsibilities that you and your employer have to minimize your lead exposure while on the job.

Course Outline
  • Lead Awareness Overview
Regulations
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances - 1910.1025 Lead
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances - 1910.1025 App B Employee standard summary
  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart D - Authority for 1926 Subpart D - 1926.62 Lead
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment - 1910.134 Respiratory Protection
  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart J - Welding and Cutting - 1926.354 Welding, cutting, and heating in way of preservative coatings
  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart J - Welding and Cutting - 1926.353 Ventilation and protection in welding, cutting, and heating
  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart D - Authority for 1926 Subpart D - 1926.51 Sanitation