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
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
Effects of lead in the body
Common sources of lead
Limiting lead exposure
Personal protective equipment
Medical surveillance and the Medical Removal Program
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.