Now You Can Understand Lead!
Updated: Mar 11, 2021
We’ve made it quick and convenient for you to understand lead . In this blog post we’ll share all things you need to know about Lead project.
What is Lead?
Heavy, bluish-gray metal
Occurs naturally in the earth
Usually combined with two or more elements to form a compound
What are its properties?
Resistant to corrosion
Easily molded and shaped
Can be combined with other metals to form alloys
Where can you find it?
Where is lead commonly found in the environment ?
Especially in soils close to:
Hazardous waste sites
In working with lead in any form, at a minimum, you should wear gloves, either latex or leather, and safety goggles.
Some tasks may require disposable coveralls, a half-face respirator with a HEPA filter and possibly steel-toed shoes. In all cases, wash hands immediately after working with lead.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1025: www.osha.gov
EPA 40 CFR Part 745: www.epa.gov
National Lead Information Center: 800-424-5323
If you should have any questions or need assistance with your lead project, please feel free to contact us for a free consultation