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#204, 2910 16th Ave North
Lethbridge, AB, T1H 5E9
Canada

+1 403-320-6636

Lethbridge, Alberta based Onsite Safety Management helps your company manage your safety solutions and Government of Alberta safety requirements. Become COR and SECOR certified, Alberta's safety certification. Let us help keep your company safe by handling your Onsite Safety Management.

Lead Awareness Training

Lead is one of the most common toxic elements found in industry and this course is aimed at education about the dangers involved with it.

 

lead awareness Online Course

Lead is one of the most common toxic elements found in industry and is a leading cause of workplace illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, despite improvements in public health policies and substantial reductions in blood lead levels (BLLs) in adults, lead exposure remains an important health problem worldwide. Approximately 95% of all elevated BLLs reported among adults in the United States are work-related.

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the hazards of lead in the workplace

  • Identify how lead can enter the body

  • Identify the health effects of lead overexposure

  • Identify where lead is found

  • Identify OSHA's permissible exposure limit for lead

  • Identify practices for limiting lead exposure

  • Identify the purpose for monitoring airborne lead exposure

  • Recognize the requirements for using PPE such as respirators and protective clothing

  • Recognize housekeeping and hygiene practices that limit lead exposure

  • Recognize the two components of the medical surveillance program

  • Identify the purpose of the Medical Removal Program and its benefits

  • Identify recordkeeping requirements

    REGULATIONS

    This course was designed to help satisfy requirements of the following regulations:

    • OSHA Standards, 29 CFR 1910.1025, Lead

    • OSHA Standards, 29 CFR 1910.1025, App B

    • Subpart X, "Employee Information and Training," Paragraph L

    • Subpart Z, "Toxic and Hazardous Substances"

 
 

LEAD AWARENESS cOURSE contents

  • Lead hazards

  • Effects of lead in the body

  • Common sources of lead

  • Limiting lead exposure

  • Personal protective equipment

  • Medical surveillance and the Medical Removal Program

 
 

COURSE DETAILS

LEAD AWARENESS DURATION:

Approximately 35 Minutes

LEAD AWARENESS TESTING AND REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge testing is conducted throughout the course. Test questions are designed to reinforce the information presented and must be completed by each participant. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Each participant is allowed to repeat the course twice if the course pass mark has not been achieved on the first attempt.

LEAD AWARENESS CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

 

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