Lead Awareness Training
Lead Awareness Training delivers instruction in the properties of lead and where it is found, sources of lead exposure, how lead can enter the body, testing methods for the presence of lead and the health effects of lead exposure.
Training also teaches you how lead poisoning occurs; when you absorb too much lead by breathing or swallowing a substance with lead in it, such as paint, dust, water, or food.
Lead can damage almost every organ system. In children, too much lead in the body can cause lasting problems with growth and development.
Exposure to lead can occur by contaminated air,water, dust, food, or consumer products. Children are at greater risk as they are more likely to put objects in their mouth such as those that contain lead paint and absorb a greater proportion of the lead that they eat. Exposure at work is also a common cause of lead poisoning in adults with certain occupations at particular risk. Diagnosis is typically by measurement of the blood lead level.
Lead Awareness Training Key Benefits
- Instruction from industry-experienced and certified instructor
- What is lead and where was it used
- What makes lead dangerous
- Sources of Lead Exposure
- When does lead-based paint become a hazard
- How Lead Poisoning Affects You
- How much lead is dangerous
- How does lead get into your body
- Health Effects of Lead Poisoning
- Testing For Lead in Your Body
- Preventing Lead Poisoning
Your Lead Awareness Ticket
Upon completion of this program, you will receive a wallet-size Lead Awareness Ticket/Certificate, that will show you have the credentials.
We keep your records on file permanently. Feel free to have your prospective employer contact METI to confirm your Lead Awareness Certification.
Other Environmental Awareness and Remediation courses offered by METI
Hazardous Waste Worker Training
Hazardous Waste Refresher Training
Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Training
Underground Storage Tank Removal Training – UST
Radiological Awareness Training
Asbestos Awareness Training Course
Asbestos Abatement Training
Mold Awareness Training
Mold Remediation Training
Lead Abatement Training