1926.62 (o) OBSERVATION OF MONITORING
(1) Employee observation. The employer shall provide affected
employees or their designated representatives an opportunity to
observe any monitoring of employee exposure to lead conducted
pursuant to paragraph (d) of this section.
(2) Observation procedures.
(i) Whenever observation of the
monitoring of employee exposure to lead requires entry into an
area where the use of respirators, protective clothing or
equipment is required, the employer shall provide the observer
with and assure the use of such respirators, clothing and
equipment, and shall require the observer to comply with all
other applicable safety and health procedures.
interfering with the monitoring, observers shall be
- Receive an explanation of the measurement
- Observe all steps related to the monitoring of
lead performed at the place of exposure; and
- Record the
results obtained or receive copies of the results when returned
by the laboratory.
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