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Crystalline Silica Employee Training

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Product ID
eriscset_vod
Training Time ?
16 to 26 minutes
Language(s)
English,Spanish
Video Format
High Definition
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
10
Quiz Questions
10
Closed Captioning
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
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Interactive Producer
Mastery Training Content Network
Original Content Producer
Educational Resources, Inc. (Safety)
Overview

Every year there are hundreds of deaths and thousands of illnesses attributed to harmful exposures to silica dust. Crystalline silica is used in many industries, including construction, food manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing and water and sewage treatment. This training explains what Silica is composed of and why it is dangerous. Breathing in the fine particles can be debilitating and even deadly, but with the proper safety measures employees can reduce their risk for harmful exposures.

OSHA has required standards to regulate exposure associated with working around silica. This course demonstrates engineering controls, work practices control and respiratory protection. The course also explores Table 1 of the Construction Regulation and steps for responding to exposure incidents.

Helping workers understand how to reduce exposure, and take the correct steps to protect themselves is vital in protection against being injured by working in environments associated with silica respiratory risk. Use this course to prepare employees to prevent exposure to silica dust.

Audience

Workers in contact with Silica

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Characteristics and Properties
  • Effects of Exposure
  • Regulations
  • Engineering Controls
  • Work Practice Controls
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Table 1 of the Construction Regulation
  • Responding to Exposures
  • Conclusion

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