Lead Awareness – Online

20 minutes
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This general awareness course teaches you about the hazards of lead exposure if lead-containing materials are disturbed. Almost 95% of elevated blood lead levels among adults are work-related. Upon completion, you will recall hazards and health effects of lead exposure, ways to determine if there is lead in your workplace, and how to control lead exposure. Retake as a refresher or as assigned by your supervisor.

Accommodations and language services

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them.

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at dso@uw.edu.
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at ehstrain@uw.edu and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services.
  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at ehstrain@uw.edu
Intended Audience 

Anyone who may be exposed to lead-containing materials but not significant amounts of lead dust or fume


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201