Crystalline Silica Awareness – ½ Day Course

Course Info

About This Course

This course is designed for anyone involved with, working around or having the potential to be exposed to silica containing materials.

Course Outline:

  • What is Crystalline Silica?
  • Health Effects Associated with Silica Exposure

(Introduction, silicosis, signs & symptoms of exposure, symptoms of related illnesses, other conditions)

  • Where is Crystalline Silica found? (What are the uses of silica?)
  • How and why does exposure occur

(How you know you’ve been exposed, read labels, MSDS review)

  • Industry Silica Regulations

(Exposure limits, air monitoring, testing for silica dust)

  • How do you reduce the exposures to silica? (What control measures are there?)
  • Personal Protection

(Introduction, Training Programs, Safe Working Practices, Air Purifying Respirators, Air Line Respirators, Fit Testing, Respirator Programs

Upon completion of this course each attendee will receive a certificate of completion.