Lead and Silica in Bridges

20 August 2014

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