This interactive course on Lead Exposure in General Industry provides employees with the information they need to understand lead hazards and the safety regulations that address them. Lead is poisonous. If it's taken into the body, it can cause serious health problems and even be fatal. Most people who are exposed to lead today are exposed on the job. OSHA estimates that more than 800,000 U.S. workers work around lead regularly. Employees can be exposed to lead while sanding and stripping lead-based paint, welding or cutting painted metal, repairing and servicing automobile brakes, manufacturing ceramics or electronics, smelting or casting metals and performing numerous other tasks. Areas covered in this program include information on the health effects of lead exposure, the OSHA Lead Standards for General Industry, compliance programs, risk assessment and monitoring, PPE and respiratory protection, housekeeping and decontamination, medical surveillance and removal, and more. Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text and colorful graphics, this course provides the most cost-effective safety and regulatory compliance training available today. The course is divided into a number of logical sections so information is easily understood... and retained. This course is approximately 45 minutes in length.