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February 2, 2024

Free Lead Testing - Limited Availability

The construction industry faces a silent yet potent threat: lead exposure. The BC Construction Safety Alliance, recognizing this hazard, has taken a commendable step by introducing a free lead sampling program for construction sites. This initiative highlights the risks associated with lead and provides practical solutions to combat this issue.

Lead is found on construction work sites, particularly in older paints, coatings and glazes. Its presence poses serious health risks. Chronic exposure can lead to a range of health problems, from cognitive impairments to severe organ damage. This initiative aims to highlight this hidden danger, emphasizing the need for vigilant safety practices.

This exclusive program is available to the first 20 Lower Mainland companies who sign up and offers comprehensive services valued at $1000. Participants will receive detailed sampling and analysis of lead presence on their sites. The report will not only highlight the lead levels but also offer tailored recommendations to address any identified issues, ensuring a safer working environment.

Beyond individual site benefits, this program is set to create a ripple effect across the construction industry. By raising awareness developing industry standards, it encourages other companies to follow suit. This initiative is more than just a service; it's an action towards a healthier, safer construction sector.

The BCCSA's free lead sampling program is a vital step in protecting construction workers and upholding high safety standards. It's a call to action for the industry to prioritize health and safety, demonstrating that proactive measures can make a significant difference.

Protect Your Team! The BC Construction Safety Alliance offers FREE lead testing for construction sites. Limited spots! Ensure a safe workplace today!

Email our Health & Exposure Scientist Dr. Melanie Gorman Ng at to secure your spot!