Lead Awareness

This course will help you recognize where lead is found, the occupational hazards and health effects of lead exposure, and the responsibilities that you and your employer have to minimize your lead exposure while on the job.

Course Overview

This lead awareness online course will help you recognize where lead is found, the occupational hazards and health effects of lead exposure, and the responsibilities that you and your employer have to minimize your lead exposure while on the job. Taking this lead awareness training will help keep yourself and others around you safe when dealing with the dangers of lead.

Upon successful completion of this lead awareness training, you should be able to:

  • Identify the characteristics of lead and sources of lead exposure
  • Recognize potential health effects from exposure to lead
  • Recognize the symptoms of lead poisoning
  • Understand your employer's responsibility to minimize your exposure to lead by determining workplace hazards, implementing work practice controls, and implementing a medical surveillance program
  • Understand your responsibility to limit your exposure to lead by wearing required PPE, including respiratory protection
  • Follow good hygiene practices to keep you safe from lead exposure

Course Topics

  • Lead and How It Is Used
  • Hazards of Lead
  • Exposure Controls
  • Protection from Exposure