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Lead Awareness General Industry

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Overview

Who Should Take This Course?

Our online Lead Awareness for General Industry Training provides a general awareness of lead, the risks, and the regulatory requirements for protecting employees who work with lead as required by OSHA.

This training course focuses specifically on the OSHA Standard for General Industry, found in Subpart Z, Toxic and Hazardous Substances, in 29 CFR 1910.1025.

This training course is also applicable to the Shipyard Industry, as the requirements for shipyard employment under 29 CFR 1915.1025 are identical to those set forth in 29 CFR 1910.1025.

Lead Awareness training must be taken annually per OSHA Regulations.

This course is NOT intended for the construction industry or workers who renovate sites that contain lead, sample lead dust, or abate lead in the workplace.

Objectives

The objectives of this online Lead Awareness for General Industry course are to inform students of the dangers of lead, the industries and locations in which lead is common, and the methods to protect themselves from exposure to lead.

The course will also introduce students to the Occupational Safety and Health Standard for General Industry, Subpart Z, Toxic and Hazardous Substances - 29 CFR 1910.1025.

This training course is also applicable to the Shipyard Industry, as the requirements for shipyard employment under 29 CFR 1915.1025 are identical to those set forth in 29 CFR 1910.1025.

This course can be taken as initial training or as an annually required refresher course.

These standards address construction work, including alteration, repair, renovation, and demolition of structures containing lead; they also address lead exposure in general industry, such as during brake and clutch repair, custodial work, and manufacture of lead-containing products.

Upon successfully completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe and recognize lead
  • Describe the uses of lead
  • Understand the definitions and the hazards associated with lead and lead exposure
  • Explain how workers are exposed to lead
  • Describe the health effects of lead exposure
  • Identify and describe OSHA methods of compliance to prevent lead exposure
  • Explain how workers and employers can avoid lead hazards

Topics

This course consists of only one module which should take approximately 45 minutes to complete. The course is followed by a final assignment and evaluation.

Module # Section # Title
Module 1 1 Course Overview
2 Introduction to Lead
3 Methods of Compliance
FINAL Assignment and Course Evaluation

Exams

This course has one final exam based upon the material presented.

The exam consists of 10 questions randomly selected from a larger pool of questions. A score of 70% or better is required to pass the exam. If a student does not pass the exam the first time, they may retake the exam as many times as necessary in order to pass.

Additional Training

If you are exposed to lead at your workplace above the Permissible Exposure Level (PEL), additional training in the use of any Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided by your employer for your safety is warranted. This training should be site-specific and utilize the PPE you will use as part of your job. This training must be provided prior to, or at the time of, initial assignment and at least yearly thereafter.

This training applied to General Industry and the Shipyard Industry. It does not apply to Construction. Workers that perform lead abatement work require training per their local state EPA standards. Again, this training is for "awareness" only. Visit the EPA website to contact the appropriate party to know more about abatement training and requirements in your state.

Finally, workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of their job. Training Providers should be used to ensure credibility and augment a company's training program. Therefore, in addition to the training provided by an outside party, a student should receive site-specific training supplied by their employer. This training should target the company's unique approach to hazard prevention, including the use of site-specific equipment, health and safety policies, and emergency procedures. As a rule, this company-specific training should be well documented.

Mobile Version

This course is available in HTML 5, making it compatible with the browser on your mobile device (e.g., smartphone or tablet).

Many other courses are presented using Adobe Flash and require additional software that may not be available on a mobile device. By comparison, this course requires only the most recent version of your mobile device's web browser.

Mobile Pros and Cons

Mobile versions of this sort of training are new, but below are some Pros and Cons that we have noticed during our extensive testing.

Pros

  • No computer needed
  • Tablet mobility
  • Tablet screen graphics

Cons

  • Smartphone screens can be too small to see
  • Mobile browsers react differently than computer browsers
  • Phone calls can interrupt training

Due to their screen size, using a tablet may be preferable to using a smartphone. The newer the device, the better the result. Please note that the course will not work on the first generation iPad, or older generation Android tablets.

FAQ

Here are some frequently asked questions about this course.

Q - How long will this course take to complete?

Our courses are set up to take a specific amount of time. Some students may get through the training more quickly, while others may actually take longer to complete their training. Remember, this training should be used as an intricate tool in the context of an overall training program; it can be combined with other training throughout the year in order to meet any hour requirements needed.


Q - Do I have to finish the course in one sitting?

No, our courses are designed so you can start and stop as needed, allowing you to break the training up over a longer period of time. Our system will keep track of your progress, enabling you to resume where you left off upon your next login. It is important that once you start a section, you complete that section or you will need to start that section over from the beginning upon your return.


Q - Can I take the course from more than one computer?

Yes, you can take the online portion by signing in with your username and password from any location and computer with high-speed internet access.