Lead: Working with Lead Exposure in Construction Environments
- Course Format
- Video On Demand
- Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
- Training Time ?
- 19 to 21 minutes
- Browsers Supported
- Chrome, IE, Firefox
- Required Plugins
- Flash Player
- Closed Captioning
- Lesson Interactions
- Quiz Questions
- Product ID
- Interactive Producer
- Mastery Technologies, Inc.
- Original Content Producer
- Marcom, Ltd
Lead exposure is not as common as it was, but proper precautions are still necessary. Lead is a toxic substance and can cause serious health issues, even death. Following regulations ensures this problem stays under control. Workers at risk for lead exposure must be informed. Compliance to OSHA standards protects the company, the workers, and their families.
There are two OSHA standards for protecting workers from overexposure to lead. The first standard is for all industries and the second is designed specifically for the construction industry. There are certain tasks in the construction industry presenting a higher risk of lead exposure. This video explains the similarities and differences between the two standards and describes the specific risks of the construction industry.
Workers must understand how to comply with regulations. This video explains the adverse health effects of lead exposure. It teaches workers what they must do before, during and after their shift to protect themselves and others. Viewers are familiarized with the symptoms of lead poisoning and the procedures to follow for overexposure.
Proper safety precautions reduce lead exposure. Construction workers need to know what to do when working at sites where they may be exposed to lead. Use this video to train workers on OSHA standards, enabling them to perform tasks in contaminated sites safely. Adherence to the standards saves lives.
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- Full-screen video presentation
- Print certificate of completion
- You have 60 days to complete the course
Workers in the construction industry
- Health Effects
- Exposure Limits
- Exposure Assessment
- Exposure Control Plan
- PPE & Hygiene
- Medical Removal & Benefits