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Safe Work Practices for Handling Lead

This manual is for employers, supervisors, workers, and occupational health and safety consultants who may come into contact with lead, lead products, or lead-containing paints and coatings. It provides information about lead exposure and assists employers in developing suitable safe work procedures.

July 2019: Two tables shown in the book were updated to reflect lead clearance values provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). View the errata for more details.

Note: Housekeeping changes to this resource were made to reflect numbering changes in the Workers Compensation Act, which took effect on April 6, 2020. For more information, view amendments and revisions to the Act.

Publication Date: Apr 2020 File type: PDF (1005 KB) Asset type: Book Reference: BK159