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Course 894 - Lead Safety in Shipyards

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Modules: 3
Hours: 2
Sector: Maritime

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Course 894 Lead Safety in Shipyards

Key Topics

  • Lead hazards and exposure
  • Signs and symptoms of exposure
  • Hierarchy of Controls
  • Safe work practices
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Employer Requirements
  • Training

Target Audience

  • Employee
  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Contractor

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 
Focus Four - Struck-By Hazards

Introduction

Shipyard workers are involved in the manufacture, repair, maintenance, and dismantling of boats and ships. The work involves activities such as welding and cutting steel, machining, plumbing, electrical work, rigging, painting, cleaning and removal of paint and other coverings, and cleanup of chemical and fuel residues.

There are approximately 165,000 workers employed in shipyards in the U.S., spread across 26 states bordering coastal and inland waters. Between 2011 and 2017, there were at least 45 fatal accidents (4.0 per 100,000) among shipyard workers, higher than the rate for all U.S. workers. There were an estimated 61,600 nonfatal injuries/illnesses during the same period (5,370 per 100,000), nearly twice the rate for all U.S. workers, and one of the highest injury/illness rates among maritime workers.

The focus of this course is on lead safety for shipyard employment. It provides a general awareness of lead, the risks, preventive measures, and OSHA 1915.1025 which is identical to OSHA 1910.1025. Therefore, this course references OSHA 1910.1025.

Modules

To begin your training, click on the module links below. If you are just starting this course, you should begin with module one.

  1. Lead Basics
  2. Controlling Exposure
  3. Respiratory Protection

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