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Able Safety Consulting - Lead in Construction (Online)

Lead in Construction

This course applies to all construction work where an employee may be occupationally exposed to lead. All construction work excluded from coverage in the general industry standard for lead by 29 CFR 1910.1025(a)(2) is covered by this standard. Construction work is defined as work for construction, alteration and/or repair, including painting and decorating. 

OSHA's Lead Standard for the Construction Industry is found in 29 CFR 1926.62 and details regulations related to metallic lead, inorganic lead compounds, and organic lead soaps. This course will cover the regulations included in that standard. 





CEU Requirements

  1. 100% attendance for the Lead in construction course
  2. Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form
  3. Active participation in all class exercises (determined by course instructor)
  4. Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment
  5. As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
  6. Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)


Learning Outcomes

  • Summarize OSHA regulations pertaining to lead exposure in the construction industry;
  • Explain the physical and chemical properties of lead;
  • Explain the various routes of exposure to lead and the adverse health effects associated with this exposure;
  • Outline the permissible exposure limit (PEL) and action level (AL) for lead exposure as specified by OSHA regulations;
  • Explain the elements of a comprehensive medical surveillance program;
  • Define chelating agents and the conditions for their use;
  • Summarize the purpose of medical removal protections and the benefits an employee is entitled to in case of removal; and
  • Discuss the various hazard controls and safe work practices that must be implemented on a worksite to limit lead exposure to saf


What you need:

  • Webcam and Microphone or smartphone
  • Photo ID


What you get:

  • Certificate upon completion

Course Content

Title Page
Course Outline
Health Hazards of Lead Exposure
Symptoms of Chronic Overexposure
Reproductive Risks
Chelating Agents
Worker Exposure
Construction Workers and Lead Exposure
Construction Workers and Lead Exposure II
Construction Workers and Lead Exposure III
OSHA’s Lead Standard
Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations 1926.62
Exposure Limits
Applicability to Construction
Worker Protections
Elements of a Compliance Program
Hazard Assessment
Initial Employee Exposure Assessment
Biological Monitoring Tests
Pending Employee Exposure Assessment
Test Results Showing No Overexposures
Employee Notification of Monitoring Results
Medical Surveillance
Medical Exams
Information for the Examining Physician
When Monitoring Shows Employee Exposures Above the Action Level
After the Medical Examination
Worker Protection and Benefits
Medical Removal Provisions
Records Requirements involving Medical Removal
29 CFR 1910.1020 Scope and Application
Exposure Assessment Records
Medical Surveillance Records
Documents for Employees Subject to Medical Removal
Employer Requirements Related to Objective Data
Documents for OSHA and NIOSH
When Closing a Business
Exposure Reduction and Employee Protection
Engineering Controls
Exhaust Ventilation
Enclosure or Encapsulation
Component Replacement
Process or Equipment Modification
Housekeeping and Personal Hygiene
Housekeeping Practices
Personal Hygiene Practices
Change Areas
Showers and Washing Facilities
Personal Practices
End of Day Procedures
Protective Clothing and Equipment
Handling Contaminated Protective Clothing
Preventing Heat Stress
Respiratory Protection
Providing Adequate Respiratory Protection
Providing Adequate Respiratory Protection II
Selecting a Respirator
Employee Information and Training
Program Requirements
Warning Signs