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Cadmium Awareness for General Industry

    Cadmium Awareness for General Industry

    Course Overview

    After successfully completing this introductory Cadmium Awareness for General Industry online safety course, you will be able to avoid this dangerous metal. Sources of cadmium are discussed, as well as signs of exposure. OSHA standards, as covered by Subpart Z 29 CFR 1910.1027 for General Industry, are an important part of this cadmium course, which has been designed to promote safety in the workplace.

    Intended Audience

    This Cadmium safety course is designed for general industry workers.

    • General Industry Workers
    • General Industry Supervisors
    • General Industry Managers

    Learning Objectives

    Cadmium training helps industrial workers understand the dangers of this metal. Electroplating, removing paint containing cadmium and exposed batteries are the main sources of exposure, but cadmium safety is more than avoiding those sources. After exposure, it is important that the worker understands how to recognize the symptoms and respond accordingly. 

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Cadmium
    • Properties and Exposure
    • Safety Requirements


    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Federal OSHA
    • Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)
    • Action Level (AL)
    • Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH)
    • Colloidal Cadmium

    Features and Benefits

    By taking ClickSafety’s Cadmium Awareness for General Industry online safety training, you will be introduced to OSHA cadmium standards. You will also be shown the three primary recommended exposure controls, properties and uses of cadmium, as well as the following:

    • Two Primary Routes of Exposure
    • Symptoms of Acute and Chronic Exposure
    • OSHA PEL's
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