Lead Awareness Training

Duration 2 hours

Last audited 12th September 2023

CPD Approved RoSPA Approved
Lead Awareness
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  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£25 +VAT

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Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

This Lead Awareness Training course provides learners with an understanding of how to work safely with lead. The course explains where you may encounter lead when working and the correct working procedures you should adopt to protect your health.

The course also outlines the responsibilities that employers have if their workplace and work activities involve employee exposure to lead.

100% online training

Access anywhere

Same day digital certificate

Printed certificate posted next working day

Full audio voiceover

Unlimited assessment attempts

Written in compliance with the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002 (CLAW)

Developed by health and safety professionals

Accredited by CPD and assured by RoSPA Qualifications

What you'll learn

By completing this course, you will:

  • Be aware of where you might encounter lead while working.
  • Understand the health impacts of lead exposure and methods to minimise exposure.
  • Know how to work safely to minimise hazards to yourself and others.
  • Understand your employer's legal responsibilities in terms of lead.

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Module 1: Introduction to Lead Awareness

Where lead is found, how lead affects your health, why lead is dangerous, those at greater risk from lead, routes of lead exposure, and rates of lead exposure.

Module 2: Lead and the Law

The Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002, protecting your health, employer responsibilities, training and supervision, self-employed workers, and the assess, control, review method.

Module 3: Lead Controls

Preventing exposure, engineering controls, additional controls, welfare facilities, personal protective equipment, fit testing, further requirements for PPE, safety data sheets (SDSs), and hazard labelling and packaging.

Module 4: Lead and Your Health

How your health is checked at work, recommended blood lead levels, reducing blood lead levels, and data protection for medical information.

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

This Lead Awareness Training course is suitable for anybody who encounters lead at work. This includes, but is not limited to, construction workers, carpenters, builders, painters and decorators, and plumbers.

The course can also be taken by those who are employers in these sectors. It outlines their duties and how to install controls to protect their employees.

Written by experts

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In partnership with

Neil Murray

Health and Safety Consultant

Neil Murray is a vastly experienced and highly qualified health and safety professional who has held roles such as Senior Health and Safety Executive inspector,  and Principal Inspector for Channel Tunnel construction. He has also held senior roles in an international infrastructure business, a major UK water utility company and a major construction group and provided management consultancy to numerous companies across a wide range of industries. 

Neil has a wide expertise in many sectors, including construction, civil engineering, manufacturing engineering, water and waste utilities, education, heritage sites, public safety, rail construction and operation, transport, marine, waste management, engineering design and industrial and facilities management services. 

Neil is a QSA auditor for RoSPA and also an author of published guidance on health and safety in the construction of the Channel Tunnel, work at height, major project management, and online training courses.

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