Silica Awareness Training

Get instant access to high quality and understandable online silica awareness training for your workplace.  This simple and easy to understand course will allow your employees to understand and implement your occupational hygiene requirements.

The new respirable crystalline silica code of practice has placed additional obligations on employers in managing exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS).

Silica Awareness Training
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Silica Awareness Training Course Contents

Our online silica awareness training covers all aspects of silica dust awareness that your business needs to maintain regulatory compliance and keep your workers safe from the dangers of respirable crystalline silica.

Introduction to Respirable Crystalline Silica

  • Overview of respirable silica dust hazard
  • Importance of identifying and managing the hazard
  • Objectives of the training

What is respirable silica dust?

  • Definition of respirable silica dust
  • Common sources of silica dust in the workplace
  • Health effects of respirable silica dust exposure

Regulations and standards

  • Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Compliance requirements

Silica Dust Exposure Assessment

  • Methods for assessing silica dust exposure
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) selection
  • Engineering controls to reduce exposure

Silica Dust Control Measures

  • Work practices to minimise silica dust generation
  • Proper use and maintenance of equipment
  • Respiratory protection

Health Effects and Medical Surveillance

  • Acute and chronic health effects of silica dust exposure
  • Signs and symptoms of silicosis
  • Importance of medical surveillance

Training and education

  • Importance of training and education
  • Training requirements under the OSHA silica standard
  • Best practices for effective training

Summary, Conclusion and evaluation

  • Summary of key points
  • Assessment of the silica dust awareness training

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