The Advanced Lead Awareness for Construction online safety course from OSHA Education School is a certificate-level program designed to familiarize participants with basic occupational safety, health principles, and techniques that relate to advanced lead awareness in construction. The course specifically emphasizes both safety and health regulatory standards, as well as environmental standards and best management practices.
When paired with job and site-specific training, this course is designed to comply with the OSHA initial and annual lead awareness training requirements as specified in 29 CFR 1926.59 and 29 CFR 1926.62(I).
OSHA Education School’s online Advanced Lead Awareness for Construction course addresses the specific types of operations that could result in exposure to lead above the reaction level. Participants will learn the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) requirements for ensuring the highest safety standards in the workplace. Specific course topics include the following:
Overview of lead awareness in construction
Lead awareness program requirements
How a lead awareness program works
The properties and uses of lead
Health hazards associated with lead
Standards and exposure limits
Medical surveillance and lead removal
Industry terms that will be discussed at length include the following:
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