The Lead and Silica in Bridges program is designed to provide instruction to CCLs on two common hazards found on bridge (and other construction) projects: lead and silica exposure. Emphasis is placed on the health hazards, PPE, regulations, and hazard mitigation methods. DVDs available for this program include: Lead in Construction: Medical Surveillance and Lead in Construction – Safe Work Practices in Lead Abatement.

Topics Covered

  • History of Lead and Its Uses
  • Health Effects of Lead Abatement
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Lead Abatement Methods
  • Silica and Its Uses
  • Health Effects of Silica
  • Medical Surveillance
  • OSHA Special Emphasis Program for Silica
  • Silica Control Measures