Silica Awareness (Safety)
Start Date: 01/08/2019
Weekday evening classes starts 5:00 pm
Weekend classes starts 7:00 am
Length of course: 1 day / 3 hours (5 Credits)
This course will give contractors, workers and safety professionals guidance on working with Silica. On March 25, after some two decades of work, OSHA has issued the much-anticipated silica standard, a standard that will save the lives of thousands of construction workers who cut concrete, grind mortar or perform dozens of other tasks that expose them to respirable silica dust. It will preserve the health of tens of thousands more whose work puts them at risk of silicosis, COPD and lung cancer.
This Class will Cover:
- Understand what Silica is
- Recognize hazards of Silica
- Describe health effects from Silica
- Identify controls
- Understand new OSHA Standard on Silica
- Work safely around silica
Registration are closed for this class.