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The Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (OLPPP)

The Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (OLPPP) is a program in the California Department of Public Health that helps employers, workers, and others prevent lead poisoning in workers.

How does OLPPP help prevent work-related lead poisoning?


  • Identify lead-poisoned workers and help them get proper medical care
  • Help workers avoid carrying lead home on their clothes and poisoning their families
  • Assist employers to improve their lead safety practices
  • Provide information to help doctors, nurses, and others care for lead-poisoned workers
  • Track adult blood lead levels to find out who is exposed to lead in California
  • Help clinical labs comply with adult blood lead reporting requirements
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Last modified on: 2/13/2017 7:14 AM