Lead Awareness

Lead Awareness

Gain an understanding of the PPE and controls used to prevent lead exposure

Vivid Learning
Updated Aug 24, 2018

Lead is one of the most common toxic elements found in industry and is a leading cause of workplace illness with approximately 95% of all elevated blood lead levels reported among adults in the United States are work-related. Lead poisoning can damage the brain, liver, kidneys, and red blood cells. It can also damage bones and cartilage, and harm the reproductive system.