Lead Paint Worker Safety

Lead Paint Worker Safety

Lead Paint Worker Safety

This 1-day course provides training for workers on lead paint abatement and removal from steel structures. It starts with a review of basic information about lead and the human health hazards associated with it. The course continues with a review of 29 CFR 1926.62 and presents detailed information on the Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134), that is incorporated by reference into the OSHA Interim Final Lead in Construction Industry Standard. The course then presents a review and update of Federal Government regulations involving lead, focusing on regulations promulgated by EPA. The course concludes with a review of control over emissions as presented in SSPC-Guide 6.

Who should attend

Those assigned worker duties on any industrial deleading project who are: coatings inspectors who document contractor compliance, project managers and coating specifiers, containment superintendents, and design engineers.

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Why attend – benefits of attending

After attending this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamentals of the OSHA Lead in Construction and Respiratory Protection Standards
  • Discuss the fundamentals of applicable environmental protection regulations and best practices
  • Recognize the hazards of exposure and appropriate ways to protect yourself from exposure during lead paint removal operations

What this course covers

  • Background information
  • Worker protection from lead & other toxic metals
  • Regulatory update
  • Control of environmental releases

Course format

Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual that includes references for additional reading, copies of relevant handouts, standards, and regulations. The written exam consists of 25, multiple-choice questions. To receive a certificate and CEUs, you must attend all 8 hours of the course and attain at least 70% on the exam.

Note: State Approval - The Maryland Department of the Environment recognizes this course.

1 Day Course
5.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)


No prior training or experience is required

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Lead Paint Removal (C3)

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