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Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Fee Law

Health and Safety Code

Chapter 2. Occupational Health and Disease Prevention

Article 2. Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention

Section 105185

105185. Establishment of occupational lead poisoning prevention program. (a) The department shall establish and maintain an occupational lead poisoning prevention program, including, but not limited to, the following:

(1) Developing a system for monitoring laboratory reports of cases of adult lead toxicity, to create an occupational lead poisoning registry.

(2) Following up reported cases of occupational lead poisoning to ascertain the source of lead exposure.

(3) Conducting investigations in cases where take-home exposure may be occurring, where there is a likelihood of identifying additional cases, or where a previously unidentified risk factor may be present.

(4) Conducting training of employers, employees, and health professionals regarding prevention of occupational lead poisoning.

(5) Making recommendations for the prevention of lead poisoning.

(b) In any situation where the activities specified in subdivision (a) may duplicate or overlap the activities of any other state department or agency, including the Department of Industrial Relations, the department shall coordinate with the other departments or agency and take actions to avoid program and service duplication.

(c) The department may adopt regulations to implement this section and Sections 105190 and 105195. Any regulations adopted shall be considered and adopted as emergency regulations in accordance with Section 11346.1 of the Government Code.