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Lead Exposure Monitoring

Lead is a cumulative and toxic substance. Employees who swallow or inhale lead compounds during their normal work activities may become ill from lead poisoning.

Although lead is eliminated from the body at a slow rate, inhaling even a small amount of a lead compound over an extended period may cause lead poisoning. Following lead exposure, the lead stored in the body may be slowly causing irreversible damage: first to the cells, then to the organs, and finally to the whole body system.

Sysco Environmental technicians can perform a comprehensive Lead Exposure Assessment which typically involves:

Your organisation will benefit from implementation of a comprehensive and robust workers’ protection programme and full compliance with the current regulatory requirements and HSE guidance. Most at risk from exposure to lead are construction worker carrying out demolitions, refurbishments, or other maintenance work. Workers involved in lead removal projects can become significantly exposed to this toxic metal if not correctly controlled.

Typical operation which can lead to employees’ high exposure to lead are: