According to estimates made by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), more than 3 million workers in the United States are potentially exposed to lead in the workplace. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2016, lead is believed to have resulted in 540,000 deaths worldwide. This course covers OSHA requirements and best practices in construction where an employee may be occupationally exposed to lead. Construction work is defined as work for construction, alteration and/or repair, including painting and decorating.
The focus of the training is on lead safety in construction. The course is provides a general awareness of lead, the risks, preventive measures, and OSHA requirements in 1926.62, Lead.
Note: Online training in your state may not be accepted for certification to perform regulated lead work. The length of time for which the training is valid is determined by OSHA 29 CFR § 1926.62(d)(l)(1)(iv): The employer shall also provide the training program at least annually for each employee who is subject to lead exposure at or above the action level on any day.
To begin your training, click on the module links below. If you are just starting this course, you should begin with module one.
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After studying the course material and answering the quiz questions, it is time to take the final exam. We highly recommend answering the module quiz questions to check your understanding of the course material. The final exam questions are typically developed from these quiz questions.
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