Lead, a naturally forming metal, is widely used in various applications across the world. As the applications of metal are innumerable, you can find it in significant amounts and common in use in most environments. This makes the material to be deposited into the water, air, and land. The vast spread of the metal makes the exposure of the metal become a prevalent problem affecting people with harmful impacts.
This course has been designed to equip the essential knowledge of lead exposure to those whose work possesses the possibility of being exposed to airborne lead. This includes different industrial sectors like manufacturing, construction, maintenance, recycling, surface penetration, sandblasting, and painting.
The course also describes the hazards associated with lead exposure, the methods through which one can avoid harmful exposure within the workplace, appropriate PPE wearing, and strict regulations which are helpful in reducing lead exposure sources.
The course has the core purpose of implementing the best procedures for exposure to lead and handling methods and lessening the risks related to the metal in the work environment. The course also focuses on the hazards of exposure and obliging to the state, federal, and local guidelines that emphasize the protection of the health and safety of workers.