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OSHA Lead Awareness for the Construction Industry

29 CFR § 1926.62 Online Training Certification

Lead is an ingredient in thousands of products widely used throughout the construction industry, including lead-based paints, lead solder, electrical fittings and conduits, tank linings, plumbing fixtures, and many metal alloys.

Exposure to lead can cause damage to the nervous system, kidneys, blood forming organs, and reproductive system if inhaled or ingested in dangerous quantities.

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$39.95 per student

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$32.95 per student

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$30.95 per student

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$29.95 per student

 
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Governing regulations.
This course applies to all construction work where an employee may be occupationally exposed to lead. Construction work is defined as work for construction, alteration and/or repair, including painting and decorating.

This online training course focuses on the Lead Safety Standard for the Construction Industry as described in OSHA 29 CFR § 1926.62 and is intended to provide a general awareness of lead, the risks, and the regulations.

Who must take this course?
According to OSHA 29 CFR § 1926.62(l)(1)(ii): The employer shall train each employee who is subject to exposure to lead at or above the action level on any day, or who is subject to exposure to lead compounds which may cause skin or eye irritation (e.g., lead arsenate, lead azide), in accordance with the requirements of this section. The employer shall institute a training program and ensure employee participation in the program.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Click to Learn More How long is this course?

It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a OSHA Lead Safety for the Construction Industry Training printable certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.

Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

Click to Learn More Course format.

Our OSHA Lead Safety for the Construction Industry Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More Course synopsis.

This course is designed to assist employers and employees in understanding the standards set forth in 29 CFR § 1926.62 relating to working safely around lead in the construction industry.

Click to Learn More Course topics.

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • Major elements of OSHA's Lead Safety Standard
  • Exposure assessment
  • Work practices
  • Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)
  • Compliance program
  • Engineering controls
  • Work practices
  • Hygiene facilities and practices
  • Protective clothing
  • Respirators
  • Housekeeping
  • Medical surveillance
  • Medical removal
  • Employer responsibilities
  • Worker training and information
  • Warning signs
  • Recordkeeping
  • OSHA assistance
Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

The length of time for which the training is valid is determined by OSHA 29 CFR § 1926.62(l)(1)(iv):

The employer shall also provide the training program at least annually for each employee who is subject to lead exposure at or above the action level on any day.
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