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Lead Exposure* – Industry Group Profile (Subcategory)
OSHA IMIS Personal Sampling Data for Lead (2007-2011)


Industry Type Subcategory #Companies Personal Sampling  Conducted #Companies with confirmed Air Concentrations of Lead #Companies Where Personal Samples May Exceed the PEL
Construction Residential Building Construction 3 1 1
  Non-Residential Building Construction 17 11 5
  Utility System Construction 2 1 0
  Highway, Street, and Bridge  Construction 42 41 36
  Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 1 1 1
  Foundation,  Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 12 5 2
  Building Equipment Contractors 12 4 2
  Building Finishing Contractors 40 36 27
  Other Specialty Trade Contractors 33 23 14
Manufacturing Fabric Mills 1 1 0
  Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1 1 0
  Chemical Manufacturing 8 5 2
  Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing 1 1 0
  Other Chemical Product and Preparation  Manufacturing 2 1 0
  Plastic Products Manufacturing 13 6 2
  Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing 8 6 1
  Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing 4 1 0
  Other Non-metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 6 2 1
  Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 12 8 5
  Steel Product Manufacturing From Purchased Steel 10 3 2
  Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing 13 9 3
  Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing 46 35 20
  Foundries 100 61 25
  Forging and Stamping 14 2 0
  Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing 61 13 2
  Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing 17 4 0
  Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing 4 2 1
  Machine Shops; Turned Products; Screw, Nuts, and Bolts Manufacturing 13 2 1
  Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities 41 13 8
  Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 78 30 14
  Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing 12 1 0
  Industrial Machinery Manufacturing 7 1 1
  Commercial and Service Industry Manufacturing 5 1 0
  Ventilation, Heating, Air- Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing 6 2 0
  Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 1 1 0
  Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing 22 1 1
  Communications and Equipment Manufacturing 3 1 0
  Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 25 5 0
  Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 9 2 0
  Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing 1 1 1
  Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 6 1 0
  Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 29 20 15
  Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturer 9 2 0
  Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 13 5 1
  Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing 3 1 0
  Ship and Boat Building 11 2 0
  Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 7 2 0
  Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 14 2 1
Wholesale Trade Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 4 1 0
  Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers 14 7 4
  Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 112 64 22
  Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and  Brokers 7 2 1
Retail Trade Sporting Goods, Hobbies, and Musical Instruments Stores 3 2 0
Transportation and Warehousing Scheduled Air Transportation 1 1 0
  Inland Water Transportation 5 5 4
  Specialized Freight Trucking 1 1 0
  Support Activities for Rail Transportation 2 1 1
  Support Activities for Water Transportation 7 6 5
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 1 1 0
Professional, Scientific, and  Technical Services Architectural, Engineering,  and Related Services 1 1 0
  Computer Systems Design and Related Services 1 1 0
  Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 3 3 3
  Other, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 2 2 0
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Employment Services 2 1 1
  Business Support Services 3 3 3
  Investigation and Security Services 2 2 2
  Services to Buildings and Dwellings 6 4 3
  Other Support Services 2 1 0
  Waste Collection 4 2 0
  Waste Treatment and Disposal 8 3 1
  Remediation and other Waste Management Services 19 12 8
Educational Services Other Schools and Instruction 2 1 1
Health Care and Social Assistance General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 4 1 0
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Amusement Parks and Arcades 1 1 1
  Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 27 22 9
Other Services (except Public Administration) Automotive Repair and Maintenance 16 7 4
  Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except automotive and electronic) Repair and Maintenance 6 2 1
Public Administration Executive, Legislative, and other General Government Support 1 1 1
  Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities 5 3 1
  Administration of Environmental Quality Programs 1 1 0
  National Security and International Affairs 4 2 1

*This list represents only industries where OSHA conducted an inspection involving lead sampling and submitted the samples to the Salt Lake Technical Center Laboratory. Lead exposure may also occur in other industry sectors and businesses.

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