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Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program 

The Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Progra​m (OLPPP) is a part of the California Department of Public Health's Occupational Health Branch. OLPPP provides services  to prevent and reduce lead poisoning in California workplaces, including tracking blood lead levels in adults; investigating work-related lead poisoning cases; and providing information and technical assistance to employers, workers, physicians, and others.

Note: For information about childhood lead poisoning, please visit the CDPH Childhood Lead Poisoning Prev​ention Branch​ (CLPPB) website.


Standards Board Posts Proposed Updates on Occupational Lead Standards for General Industry a​nd Construction and Invites Public Comment​​​

​​​Cal/OSHA has proposed updates on the lead standards for general industry and construction to the California Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board, initiating a public comment period, which eneds on April 20, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. Those wishi​​ng to provide written comments on the proposed lead standards to the OSHSB by this date may do so in the following ways:​

  • By e-mail: oshsb@dir.ca.gov
  • By U.S. Mail: Sarah Money, Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, 2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 350, Sacramento, CA 95833 
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