Crystalline silica commonly occurs in nature as the mineral quartz. It is found in granite, sandstone, quartzite, various other rocks, and sand. Workers who inhale very small crystalline silica particles are at risk for silicosis - an incurable, progressively disabling and sometimes fatal lung disease.

In this course, we'll discuss these new provisions with special emphasis on effective control measures eliminate or reduce exposure to safe levels.

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Modules: 6
Hours: 6
Sectors: Construction


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  • Key Topics

    • Exposure to Silica Dust
    • Silica Dust Control Strategies
    • Administrative and Work Practice Controls
    • Alternative Exposure Control Methods
    • Respiratory Protection
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor
    • Trainer
    • Manager