The University of Iowa

Lead Safety

The purpose of the lead safety procedures is to educate departments and establish standards to protect workplace employees, building occupants, and the public from risks of lead exposure. The policies and procedures in the document are the minimum requirements for performing work with the potential to disturb lead or lead containing materials.

Before implementing any portion of this safety program or completing the training please contact the EHS Industrial Hygienist to determine which elements are applicable to you.




  • Lead Safety Awareness - W020OS
    • Course required initially and recommended annually.
    • Audience: Individuals who work where they may be exposed to lead or lead dust.
  • For further training and registration information, go to EHS Safety Training


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