Lead Exposure1 – Table 1 – Industry Sector Profile [summary]
OSHA Information System (OIS) Personal Sampling Data for Lead (2014-2018)
Total number of personal samples with confirmed lead exposure = 1,916
|NAICS Industry Sector||# of companies||# of personal samples for lead ≥ 50 µg/m3 (PEL)||# of TWA2 sample results for lead ≥ 50 µg/m3 (PEL citation eligible)|
|Wholesale Trade||16||27||14 (52%)|
|Retail Trade||11||20||7 (35%)|
|Transportation and Warehousing||2||5||0|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services||4||11||10 (19%)|
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services||20||63||34 (54%)|
|Educational Services||2||5||3 (60%)|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||1||1||1 (100%)|
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation||36||85||54 (64%)|
|Other Services (except Public Administration)||9||19||14 (74%)|
|Public Administration||7||19||9 (47%)|
1 This list represents only industries where OSHA conducted an inspection involving lead sampling, submitted the samples to the Salt Lake Technical Center Laboratory and results were equal to or greater than 50 µg/m3. This list does not include inspection data from 23 State-plan States. Lead exposure may also occur in other industry sectors and businesses.
2 Zero exposure assumed for non-sampled time over an 8 hour period.