Preventing Lead Exposure at Jobsites

Preventing Lead Exposure at Jobsites

This course is designed for contractors, trades (e.g. electrician & iron-workers, etc.), and labourers who encounter lead based paints or coatings on the jobsite or workplace while performing routine tasks.

For more information or to book a course, please contact us info@rjenvironmental.ca or 604.629.5984

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Course Name: Lead (Pb) Exposure Prevention at Jobsites

Duration: 4 hours

Course Overview:

This course is designed for contractors, trades (e.g. electrician & iron-workers, etc.), and labourers who encounter lead based paints or coatings on the jobsite or workplace while performing routine tasks. To prevent possible exposure to lead while performing these routine tasks, WorkSafeBC regulations require that Exposure Control Plan and specific Safe Work Procedures are developed and implemented by the employer on the job site.

This course discusses the various control measures (e.g. engineering, administrative and decontamination, etc.) that meets requirements for Low Risk and Low-to-Moderate Risk Lead Work Procedures.

Major Topics discussed:

  • Lead in historical perspective;
  • Health effects and medical surveillance requirements;
  • Current provincial and federal regulations;
  • Introduction to Exposure Control Plan
  • Control types and implementation;
  • Overview of Personal protective equipment, including respirators;
  • Worker decontamination and hygiene

Continuing Professional Development Credits:

  • 0 CPD (Informal) hours by the BC Housing Licensed Builder Program

To book a course:
For more information or to book a course, please contact us info@rjenvironmental.ca or 604.629.5984

Terms & Conditions

  • Our Cancellation policy
  • Courses are subject to cancellation, and course dates and locations are subject to change
  • R.J. & Associates reserves the right to cancel this course or to substitute instructors as necessary. If the event is cancelled for any reason, [R.J.&A.] assumes liability limited to a refund of the registration fee paid only.

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