Lead Safety

Prerequisites: This course shall have no formal pre-requisite.

Course Length: 1 hour – Course length shall vary depending on the number of delegates. Total course time includes breaks.

Class Size: The maximum number of delegates that may be trained and tested per instructor shall be thirty-five (35) in the classroom session.

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Course Objective

  • Provide employees general safety information regarding exposure to lead, health hazards, and exposure limits.
  • Provide knowledge to control lead exposure, medical surveillance, and air monitoring.
  • Delegates should be able to demonstrate knowledge during written examination.

Course Design

  • Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids

Successful Course Completion

  • Requires a minimum score of 75% or better.
  • Grades shall be calculated by dividing the number of questions answered correctly by the total number of exam questions.
  • Delegates will have no more than thirty (30) minutes to complete the exam.

Course Content Summary

  • Classroom

Breaks: 10 minutes (approximately every hour)

Lunch: 1 Hour (if applicable)

Course Outline
About Lead

  • Definition
  • Common Uses of Lead in Industry
  • Common Causes of Lead Exposure
  • Risk of Construction Exposure
  • How Lead Enters the Body
  • Operations Generating Dust and Fumes
  • Symptoms of Lead Exposure
  • Short-Term Lead Exposure
  • Long-Term Lead Exposure
  • Action Level
    • NIOSH – Time Weighted Average (TWA)
  • Permissible Exposure Level (PEL)
    • OSHA – Time Weighted Average (TWA)
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Employee Removal from Lead Exposure

Controlling Lead Exposure

  • Ventilation
  • Air Monitoring
  • Worker Protection Plan
  • Handling Lead Emergencies

Respiratory Protection

  • Employee Responsibilities
  • Types of Respirators
    • Air Purifying
    • Supplied Air
      • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
      • Atmospheric Supplied Air
      • Cascade Systems
      • Escape Packs
  • Fit Testing
    • Quantitative
    • Qualitative
    • Medical Requirements
  • Respirator Usage
  • Respirator Inspection
  • Respirator Maintenance
  • Proper Donning/Doffing
  • Respirator Storage

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Other PPE
  • Cleaning and Disposal

Practical Session

  • None

Training Center Provided Material

  • Course Materials

Delegate Requirements

  • None

Reference Material / Documents
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1025
OSHA 29 CFR 1915.1025
OSHA 29 CFR 1926.62

  • Course ID #: MA046


May 24 2024


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