This course presents an overview of the dangers of silica, specifically in construction. This course covers safe work procedures where workers are exposed to silica and what employers must do to satisfy the new OSHA requirements. The focus of this course is to familiarize you with practices that decrease the risk of exposure, and to offer best practices for mitigating the dangers of exposure to silica in construction.
- Definition of silica
- Health hazards
- Exposure limits
- How silica exposure can it be controlled or eliminated
- Respirators use