Crystalline Silica for Construction Employers - Online Training Course (010783)
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Crystalline Silica for Construction Employers - Online Training Course

Addresses critical information construction employers must be aware of regarding the dangers of respirable crystalline silica. Read more.

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  • According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately two million construction workers are exposed to crystalline silica, a common mineral whose dust can lead to serious medical issues if exposure is not limited.
  • This course is designed to educate employers on how to protect their workers from the dangers of crystalline silica dust. Specifically, it covers 29 CFR 1926.1153, OSHA's Respirable Crystalline Silica Rule for Construction.
  • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Introduction to Crystalline Silica
      • What is it?
      • Occupational Exposure
      • Health Hazards
      • Hazard Communication
    • Exposure Control
      • Specific Exposure Control Method: Table 1
      • Alternative Exposure Control Methods
        • PEL
        • Exposure Assessment
        • Methods of Compliance
      • Respiratory Protection
      • Housekeeping
      • Written Exposure Control Plan
    • Medical Surveillance
      • What is the Purpose?
      • Examinations
      • Medical Report
      • Medical Opinion
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Recognize workplace tasks that could result in exposure
    • Identify health hazards caused by exposure
    • Recall the various methods of communicating crystalline silica hazards: labels, safety data sheets, and signs
    • Apply exposure control measures to protect their workers from the effects of the dust
    • Discuss the role a competent person plays in crystalline silica exposure control
    • Explain the purpose of OSHA's required medical surveillance program
  • Intended Audience: Managers of construction employers whose workers are exposed to crystalline silica while on the job.
  • Regs Covered: 29 CFR 1926.1153
  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Language: Available in English or Spanish
  • Copyright Date: 2017

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