Advanced Lead Awareness For Construction

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Advanced Lead Awareness For Construction

Level: Certificate

Duration: 1 Hours 30 Minutes

Location: Online

Overview & Objectives

The Advanced Lead Awareness for Construction online safety course from Exceed Safety is a certificate-level program designed to familiarize participants with basic occupational safety, health principles, and techniques that relate to advanced lead awareness in construction. The course specifically emphasizes both safety and health regulatory standards, as well as environmental standards and best management practices.

When paired with job and site-specific training, this course is designed to comply with the OSHA initial and annual lead awareness training requirements as specified in 29 CFR 1926.59 and 29 CFR 1926.62(I).

Exceed Safety’s online Advanced Lead Awareness for Construction course addresses the specific types of operations that could result in exposure to lead above the reaction level. Participants will learn the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) requirements for ensuring the highest safety standards in the workplace. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Overview of lead awareness in construction
  • Lead awareness program requirements
  • How a lead awareness program works
  • The properties and uses of lead
  • Health hazards associated with lead
  • Standards and exposure limits
  • Medical surveillance and lead removal
  • Lead controls

Industry terms that will be discussed at length include the following:

  • EPA
  • OSHA
  • Lead hazards
  • Lead awareness
  • Material safety data sheets (MSDS)

Who is this Course for?

The Advanced Lead Awareness for Construction course is designed for those on construction sites who are responsible for the safety of their jobsite in accordance with OSHA regulations. Specific employees who will benefit from this course include the following:

  • Construction workers
  • Construction foremen
  • Construction supervisors

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Advanced Lead Awareness for Construction online safety course teaches participants that lead over-exposure is one of the most common over-exposures found in the construction injury and is the leading cause of workplace illness. The course is a certificate-level course designed to promote overall lead safety in the workplace and, upon successful completion of this course, participants will understand the following:

  • The properties and uses of lead
  • The health hazards associated with lead
  • The standards and exposure limits of lead
  • The removal and medical surveillance of lead