Introduction

Working Safely with Silica Training Online

Working Safely with Silica Training Online

Exposure to silica dust can cause incurable lung diseases that can result in death.

COURSE DURATION: 45 mins
CERTIFICATE VALIDITY: 3 years
DEVICE COMPATIBILITY: Desktop, Laptop, Tablet/iPad, Phone

PRICE: $35.00

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Overview

Working Safely with Silica provides an overview of the health hazards of crystalline silica as well as measures that can protect workers from exposure.

Who Needs Working Safely with Silica Learning?

Workers and supervisors who work in industries or areas where they may be exposed to crystalline silica dust.

Course Outline

Overview

  • Characteristics of silica
  • Uses of silica
  • Production of silica
  • Where silica is found
  • Regulations

Health Effects

  • How silica enters lungs
  • Effects of silica on lungs
  • Lung diseases
  • Health assessment

Identifying Silica Hazards

  • Inspection of processes that generate silica
  • Sampling
  • Safety data sheets
  • Hazard communication

Protecting Workers from Silica Exposure

  • Elimination and substitution
  • Engineering controls
  • Administrative controls
  • Personal protective equipment

 

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