"Action level" means employee exposure, without
regard to the use of respirators, to an airborne
concentration of lead of 30 micrograms per cubic
meter of air (30 ug/m(3)) calculated as an
8-hour time-weighted average (TWA).
"Assistant Secretary" means the Assistant
Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and
Health, U.S. Department of Labor, or
"Competent person" means one who is capable of
identifying existing and predictable lead hazards
in the surroundings or working conditions and who
has authorization to take prompt corrective
measures to eliminate them.
"Director" means the Director, National Institute
for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH),
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
"Lead" means metallic lead, all inorganic lead
compounds, and organic lead soaps. Excluded from
this definition are all other organic lead compounds.
"This section" means this standard.