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SP 250 - Lead Safety and Awareness
Topic:  SafetySoft Skills,
Course Description

As a landlord or property manager, you hold the critical responsibility of making sure that all current and potential tenants are aware of the acute dangers of lead poisoning. Despite its increasingly restricted usage, lead is still present in millions of homes and buildings built before 1978. In this course, we'll discuss why lead is so dangerous, who is most at risk, and what you can do to help.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will know:

  • The health threats lead exposures pose to both adults and young children.
  • How tenants can avoid lead exposures in the home.
  • How to address repairs and renovations involving lead-based materials.
  • The requirements of federal law in keeping residents safe from lead poisoning.
Chapters and Pages
- Introduction
- What is Lead and Where Can it Be Found?
- Occupational Lead Hazards
- Lead In and Around the Home
- How Lead Enters the Body
- The Dangers of Lead Exposure in Adults
- Dangers of Lead Exposure in Children
- Dangers of Lead Exposure in Children (Cont'd)
- Lead Safety and the Law
- Your Responsibilities
- Hiring the Right Contractor
- Hiring the Right Contractor (cont'd.)
- Contractor Responsibilities
- Project Follow-up
- Going the Extra Mile
- Keeping Lead Outside the Home
- Preventing Lead Exposures
- Preventing Lead Exposures (Cont'd)
- Keeping Children Safe
- Review
- Final Exam

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